Kultur- und Religionsgeschichte Südasiens
Cultural and Religious History of South Asia

SÜDASIEN-INSTITUT | SOUTH ASIA INSTITUTE
CENTRE FOR ASIAN AND TRANSCULTURAL STUDIES

   

Dr. Jonas Buchholz

Dr. Jonas Buchholz

Voßstrasse 2
Building 4130, Room 130.03.04
69115 Heidelberg • Germany

+49(0)6221 54 15206

jonas.buchholz@sai.uni-heidelberg.de


Jonas Buchholz studierte Sanskrit und Tamil in Heidelberg und schloss 2012 mit dem Magister Artium ab. Im April 2018 promovierte er an der Universität Hamburg mit einer Arbeit zur klassischen Tamil-Literatur. Von 2014 bis 2019 war er als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im ERC-geförderten Projekt „Going from Hand to Hand: Networks of Intellectual Exchange in the Tamil Learned Traditions (NETamil)“ an der Universtität Hamburg tätig. Daneben unterrichtete er als Lehrbeauftragter an den Universitäten Tübingen und Göttingen. Seit September 2019 bearbeitet er zusammen mit Prof. Dr. Ute Hüsken das DFG-geförderte Projekt „Temple Networks in Early Modern South India“ an der Universität Heidelberg. Sein Forschungsschwerpunkt liegt auf Südindien (Tamil Nadu). Besondere Interessen bilden die Tamil- und Sanskrit-Literatur und ihr Verhältnis zueinander sowie die Manuskriptforschung.


Jonas Buchholz studied Sanskrit and Tamil in Heidelberg and finished his studies with an M.A. degree in 2012. In April 2018, he defended his PhD thesis on classical Tamil literature at the University of Hamburg. From 2014 to 2019, he worked as a research associate in the ERC funded project “Going from Hand to Hand: Networks of Intellectual Exchange in the Tamil Learned Traditions (NETamil)” at the University of Hamburg. He also taught as a visiting lecturer at the Universities of Tübingen and Göttingen. Since September 2019, he conducts the DFG funded project “Temple Networks in Early Modern South India” together with Prof. Dr. Ute Hüsken at the University of Heidelberg. His research focuses on South India (Tamil Nadu). Special interests include Tamil and Sanskrit literatures and their mutual relationship, as well as manuscript studies.

Curriculum Vitae

Publikationen | Publications

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Temples, Texts and Networks: South Indian Perspectives. Ed. by Malini Ambach, Jonas Buchholz & Ute Hüsken. Heidelberg: CrossAsia, forthc.

“Sanskrit māhātmyas and Tamil talapurāṇams: The Case of the Kāñcīmāhātmya and the Kāñcippurāṇam”. In Visions and Revisions of Sanskrit Narrative: Studies in the Indian Epics and Purāṇas, McComas Taylor & Raj Balkaran (eds.). Canberra: ANU Press, forthc.

“Construing a Corpus: The Mnemonic Stanza on the Kīḻkkaṇakku Works”. In Colophons, Prefaces, Satellite Stanzas. Paratextual Elements and Their Role in the Transmission of Indian Texts, Eva Wilden & Suganya Anandakichenin (eds.). Hamburg: Department of Indian and Tibetan Studies, Universität Hamburg, 2020, pp. 19-62.

“Commentaries on the Kīḻkkaṇakku Akam Works”. In The Commentary Idioms of the Tamil Learned Traditions, Suganya Anandakichenin & Victor B. D’Avella (eds.) Pondicherry: École française d’Extrême-Orient, Institut Français de Pondichéry, 2019, pp. 335-383.

(with Giovanni Ciotti:) “What a Multiple-Text Manuscript Can Tell Us About the Tamil Scholarly Tradition: The Case of UVSL 589”. In manuscript cultures 10 (2017), pp. 129-144.

Lehre | Teaching

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Sanskrit Prints and Manuscripts in Grantha Script (Seminar, Summer term 2020)

Accessing South Indian Sanskrit Materials (Seminar, Winter term 2019/20)

KONTAKT | CONTACT

Sekretariat | Office
Tanja Kohl
Mo. 12-16 Hrs. | Tu. & Th. 8:30-17 Hrs.
Voßstrasse 2 • Building 4130 • Room 130.02.14
+49 (0) 6221 54 15260
klassische-indologie@uni-heidelberg.de

   

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