Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Geschichte Südasiens


Prof. Dr. Gita Dharampal-Frick

Prof. Dr. Gita Dharampal-Frick

Gita Dharampal-Frick completed her undergraduate education in Manchester University, earned her masters and PhD in Indology/History in Paris III – Nouvelle Sorbonne in France, and was granted her habilitation in Modern and Contemporary History in Freiburg University. In 2002, she joined Heidelberg University as a full professor and was ever since head of the Department of South Asian History at the South Asia Institute until 2018, year of her retirement.

From 2005 to 2009, the historian was involved in the work of Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 619, “Ritual Dynamics Socio-Cultural Processes from a Historical and Culturally Comparative Perspective”. As a member of the “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” CRC, she participated in numerous international research projects and made major contributions to German-Indian cooperation. Prof. Dharampal-Frick’s research interests include the economic, social and transcultural history of South Asia, particularly the modernization processes and resistance movements in India.

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