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 […]
Book presentation. Ravi Ahuja and Martin Christof-Füchsle (eds.). A Great War in South India. German Accounts of the Anglo-Mysore Wars
International Workshop on The Politics of Doing Culture
International Workshop on The Politics Of ‘Doing Culture’: Entangled India and the German Democratic Republic during the Cold War. December 21–22.12.2018.
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 […]