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International Workshop on The Politics Of ‘Doing Culture’ Entangled India and the German Democratic Republic during the Cold War

Dates: Decem­ber 21–22.12.2018. Loca­tion: Depart­ment of South Asian Stud­ies, Insti­tute for Asian and African Stud­ies, Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­sität zu Berlin.Invali­den­strasse 118, 10115 BerlinII Floor, Room 217 Intro­duc­tion: The Ger­man Demo­c­ra­t­ic Repub­lic (GDR) was offi­cial­ly rec­og­nized by the Indi­an state in 1972. In the absence of offi­cial diplo­mat­ic rela­tions pri­or to recog­ni­tion, how­ev­er, the Trade Rep­re­sen­ta­tions, estab­lished in 1956, became the ‘offi­cial […]

Entangled Archives: Perspectives from Modern India in German Archives (September 27–28, 2018)

Sep­tem­ber 27–28, 2018; Depart­ment of South Asian Stud­ies, Insti­tute for Asian and African Stud­ies, Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­sität zu Berlin, Invali­den­straße 118, Berlin. Con­fer­ence Pro­gram: Day 1 (Thurs­day, 2018-09-27): 9:00 — 9:15Wel­come and Intro­duc­tion. Ravi Ahu­ja (Göt­tin­gen Uni­ver­si­ty) 9:15 — 11:00Pan­el 1: Entan­gled Knowl­edge: Insti­tu­tions, Actors and Out­comes IChair: Ange­li­ka Mali­nar (Zurich Uni­ver­si­ty) Mar­tin Christof-Füch­sle (Göt­tin­gen Uni­ver­si­ty): Mis­sion­ary and […]

Workshop “Entangled Muslim Networks in Europe, South Asia, and the Arab Middle East in the First Half of the 20th Century”

This two day work­shop aims at depict­ing the con­nec­tiv­i­ties of var­i­ous Mus­lim indi­vid­ual intel­lec­tu­als and com­mu­ni­ties in Europe, South Asia and the Arab Mid­dle East that are often stud­ied as iso­lat­ed actors. The transna­tion­al nature of the archive and the com­par­a­tive approach of the work­shop will help in devel­op­ing an entan­gled intel­lec­tu­al his­to­ry. It is […]

Opening Workshop, January 30–31 2015 (Programme and Abstracts)

Date: Jan­u­ary, 30 – 31, 2015.  Organ­ised by: Prof. Dr. Ravi Ahu­ja, Uni­ver­sität Göt­tin­gen, Cen­tre for Mod­ern Indi­an Stud­ies (CeMIS) Dr. Heike Liebau, Zen­trum Mod­ern­er Ori­ent (ZMO) Berlin Prof. Dr. Michael Mann, Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­sität zu Berlin, Insti­tut für Asien- und Afrikawis­senschaften (IAAW) Down­load the pro­gramme as PDF. Pro­gramme: Fri­day, 30.01.2015 09.30 – 09.45 Michael Mann, Berlin Open­ing 9.45 […]