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1. Project & Book Launch, 2. Workshop, Delhi, March 2024

From the 21st to the 22nd of March 2024, MIDA in coop­er­a­tion with the Max Weber Forum for South Asian Stud­ies, New Del­hi (MWF Del­hi) held two events in Del­hi: 21.03.2024 — Pub­lic Lec­ture and Book Launch Time: 15.00 — 20.00 hrs Venue: India Inter­na­tion­al Cen­tre (IIC), New Del­hi 1. Mod­ern India in Ger­man Archives 1706–1989: Intro­duc­tion to […]

What’s New?

I. Con­clud­ing Remarks After nine years of work­ing togeth­er and on the cusp of our final fund­ing peri­od, it seems appro­pri­ate to look back at the road already trav­elled. In Novem­ber 2014 a ded­i­cat­ed team of stu­dents, coor­di­na­tors, prin­ci­pal inves­ti­ga­tors, and our inno­v­a­tive tan­­dem-duos, team­ing up Indi­an and Ger­man pre- and post-docs, began with the […]

Book launch “Modernes Indien in deutschen Archiven (MIDA). In Memoriam Dietmar Rothermund” 13.02.2023

A book launch of the anthol­o­gy “Mod­ern India in Ger­man Archives (MIDA). In Memo­ri­am Diet­mar Rother­mund”, pub­lished by Drau­pa­di, was held at the Cen­tre for Asian and Tran­scul­tur­al Stud­ies of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hei­del­berg on 13 Feb­ru­ary 2023. After the pre­sen­ta­tion of the book and the work of the MIDA project by edi­tor and principal […]

Workshop ‘Benjamin Schultze‘s dialogue book on Madras. A critical approach to a cultural-historical missionary source’

01. & 02.03.2022 Work­shop organ­ised by MIDA, (Das Mod­erne Indi­en in Deutschen Archiv­en) in Coop­er­a­tion with the Franck­esche Stiftun­gen, Halle. Intro­duc­tion Ben­jamin Schultze (1689–1760) was one of the most pro­lif­ic, but also most con­tro­ver­sial mis­sion­ar­ies of the Dan­ish Eng­lish-Halle Mis­sion, which worked in South India in the 18th and ear­ly 19th cen­tu­ry. His con­ver­sa­tion book »The […]

Workshop zur Eröffnung der 1. Projektphase: 5.–6. November 2015

Am 5. und 6. Novem­ber 2015 fand am Leib­niz-Zen­trum Mod­ern­er Ori­ent, Kirch­weg 33, 14129 Berlin der Work­shop zur Eröff­nung des 1. Abschnitts der Pro­jek­t­phase des Langfristvorhabens statt. Den Auf­takt bildete der öffentliche Vor­trag von Dr. Indra Sen­gup­ta, GHI Lon­don: Schol­ar­ly Inter­lop­ers? Ger­man Indol­o­gists, British India and Colo­nial Knowl­edge: Using Ger­man uni­ver­si­ty archives to study modern […]