Kathmandu Branch Office
New book on „Caring for Old Age. Perspectives from South Asia“ edited by Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius and Roberta Mandoki
Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius and Roberta Mandoki have just published their edited volume "Caring for Old Age. Perspectives from South Asia" in the "Heidelberg Studies on Transculturality" series (vol 8) of HeiUP. The book can be ordered on demand and be downloaded for free and is available from HeiUP https://heiup.uni-heidelberg.de/heiup/catalog/book/597
The volume results from the Cluster-project “Ageing in a Transcultural Context” that was headed by Christiane Brosius, Andreas Kruse and Axel Michaels, including the PhD research tandem of Roberta Mandoki (on Kathmandu) and Dr. Annika Mayer (on Delhi). Mandoki and Mayer had earlier jointly developed the online platform “Elderscapes. Ageing in Urban South Asia” .
Visit at ASA Archive
On Friday 8th of November, Resident Representative
Frederic Link together with Yogesh Budhathoki and Julia Meckl from the
research unit Documents on the History of Religion and Law of
pre-modern Nepal of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and
Humanities visited the Asa Saphukuthi (Asa Archives) in which the Centre
for the Study of Manuscript Culture of the University of Hamburg (CSMC) is currently carrying out tasks for
the conservation and digitization of manuscripts.
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