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Lecture: “Probleme der Rekonstruktion im Dravidischen und ihre Bedeutung für die Substratdebatte”
The Departement of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures cordially invites to the lecture by Hans Heinrich Hock:

"“Probleme der Rekonstruktion im Dravidischen und ihre Bedeutung für die Substratdebatte”"


Date: Monday, 25th June, 2018
Venue: SAI, R 316
Time: 4pm, c.t.

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Posted on 13 Jun 2018
Lecture: Sectarian Scissions, Vaiṣṇava Deviancy, and Trajectories of Oral Literature
The Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures cordially invites to the lecture by Carola E. Lorea:

"Sectarian Scissions, Vaiṣṇava Deviancy, and Trajectories of Oral Literature: A Virtual Dialogue between the Bengali Songs of Bhaktivinod Thakur (1838-1914) and Duddu Shah (1841-1911)"


Date: 20th June, 2018
Venue: Heinrich-Zimmer-Saal, SAI
Time: 4pm, s.t.

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Posted on 13 Jun 2018
Urdu Afternoon at the SAI
The Department for Modern South  Asian Languages and Literatures invites you to an Urdu Afternoon at the SAI.

Small lectures and recitations about or in Urdu will be given by SAI-staff, students and guests from outside.

A homage to a literary culture and also to Christina Oesterheld, who taught Urdu at the SAI for two and a half decades and filled it with soul.

Date: Friday, 22 June 2018
Place: Heinrich-Zimmer-Saal, SAI
Time: 4:00pm

Posted on 12 Jun 2018
Public Reading "Die Stadt, das Meer, die Liebe" by Rahman Abbas
Urdu writer Rahman Abbas reads passages from his novel Rohzin (2016). Its publication has provoked heated discussions. The novel was translated into German by Almuth Degener and published by Draupadi publishing house as Die Stadt, das Meer, die Liebe. Rohzin is a Bombay novel, a love story, a coming of age novel and, in the words of the well-known Urdu-critic Gopichand Narang, "a turning point in the history of the Urdu novel". All are cordially invited.


Date: Friday, 8th June, 2018
Venue: Heinrich-Zimmer-Saal, SAI
Time: 6.30pm


Posted on 29 May 2018
Iqbal and Germany in the Light of Newly Discovered Material
On Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 4.15 pm the lecture entitled "Iqbal and Germany in the Light of Newly Discovered Material" by M.Ikram Chaghatai will take place in room E11, SAI.

All are cordially invited!




Posted on 09 May 2018

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