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Interview with Hans Harder
Interview with Hans Harder on Bengali studies and connected topics, appeared in Sushil Saha's collection of interviews, "kathar gharbari", Kolkata 2017, in Bengali language.

Posted on 22 Feb 2018
New publication: Hinglaj Devi
Dr Jürgen Schaflechner's first book, "Hinglaj Devi: Identity, Change, and Solidification at a Hindu Temple in Pakistan" has appeared with Oxford University Press!

This Heidelberg PhD dissertation of 2014 (examiners: Hans Harder, William Sax) was marked summa cum laude and is "the first monograph to address the beliefs and practices of Hindus in today's Islamic Republic of Pakistan" (cf. publisher's blurb)
Posted on 22 Feb 2018
Documentary film "Thrust into Heaven"
Dr. Jürgen Schaflechner's documentary film Thrust into Heaven published. Trailer available on Youtube: Navigating around stereotypes of Islam and non-Muslim belonging in Pakistan, the film showcases instances of so-called “forced conversion” of Hindu girls to Islam.
Posted on 18 Jan 2018
New publication by Prof. Hans Harder
Draupadi Verlag recently published the novel "Herbert. Ein Kalkutta-Roman" by Nabarun Bhattacharya, which was translated from Bengali by Hans Harder.

Further information is available here.

Posted on 11 Nov 2014
New Release: German Translation of Mohandas (Author:Uday Prakash) by Gautam Liu (with Ines Fornell)

Uday Prakash, Mohandas.
Translated from Hindi by Gautam Liu and Ines Fornell. Heidelberg: Draupadi Verlag, 2013. ISBN 978-3-937603-82-7.

reviewed by Gerhard Klas (WDR):

Posted on 29 Oct 2013

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