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SAI at Frankfurt Book Fair
Events organized by the South Asia Institute (SAI), Heidelberg University at the Frankfurt International Book Fair 2010

Weltempfang - Centre for Politics, Literature and Translation       Salon (Hall 5.0, E953)

Friday, October 8th, 11.30h - 12.30h:

An East-West Encounter: The Relevance Today of the Poet and Philosopher Muhammad Iqbal (German/English/Urdu/Persian)
Introduction and Readings
Gita Dharampal-Frick
Professor of South Asian History at SAI, Heidelberg University
Christina Oesterheld
Lecturere in Urdu at SAI, Heidelberg University
Ali Usman Qasmi
Historian and Newton Fellow at the Royal Holloway College University of London
Qazi Adul Rehman Abid
Historian at the Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan, Pakistan, and 2010/2011 fellow at the SAI, Heidelberg University Heidelberg
Nadia Butt
Lecturer in English and American Literature, University of Gießen

Sunday, October 10th, 13.00h - 14.00h:
Literary Encounter with Geetanjali Shree (German/English/Hindi)
Introduction and Reading
Felix Otter (Introduction)
Assistent to the Chair of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures, SAI, Heidelberg University
Geetanjali Shree
Historian, Social Scientist, Writer, New Delhi
Birgitta Assheuer
Dubbing and Radio Voice (among others for ARD, ZDF, 3SAT, arte and ORF)

01 Oct 2010
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