Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures
15th - 17th March 2021
Language Ideologies and the 'Vernacular' in South Asian Colonial and Post-colonial Literature(s) and Public Spheres
Organised by Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi in collaboration with Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures. Please turn here for information about the schedule and for the book of abstracts. Please register here.
Translating Islam, Translating Religion : Conceptions of Religion and Islam in the Aligarh Movement
CrossAsia-eBooks has published Translating Islam, Translating Religion: Conceptions of Religion and Islam in the Aligarh Movement by Arian Hopf.
Urdu Summer School. Intensive Courses in Spoken and Written Urdu. 16th August - 3rd September 2021
The South Asia Institute at Heidelberg University, Germany, will offer introductory and advanced courses in Urdu during the summer vacations 2021. More information here.
Vishwa Hindi Diwas 2021 celebrated by The Tagore Centre India in Germany - Remembering Phanishwar Nath Renu, a great writer of the regional Hindi literature on his birth centenary
Gautam Liu presented on "Doctor Devta: On the apotheosis of a Western trained physician in Renu´s Maila Anchal". Maila Anchal (1954) is considered a masterpiece by the Hindi writer Phanishwarnath Renu (1921-1977), who in it draws an epic moral picture of a village in Bihar. The lecture deals with the apotheosis of a western-trained doctor to a prototype of a modern secular saint on the eve of India's independence in 1947. Photos from the event are available here More information on the programme here
Jaipur Hindi Course 2021 cancelled
Due to the current situation, we are forced to cancel our annual Intensive Hindi Course in Jaipur, organised jointly by SAI in cooperation with Universität Würzburg and traditionally takes place during the spring break. More about the course here