Series » Oriental Studies » Neuindische Studien
Neuindische Studien is devoted to lesser known languages, traditions, and literatures of the Indian subcontinent. The linguistic focus of this series is on unscripted languages and little-standardized linguistic varieties. The studies are predominantly based on text corpora (incl. oral traditions and performative genres) from regional and local cultures of South Asia.
Relevant for scholars of Indology; South Asian Studies; Social Anthropology; Religious, Islamic, Oriental, Cultural and Theatre Studies, as well as Literature.
Heidrun Brückner, Professor of Indology, University of Würzburg. Research interests: classical and modern Indian literatures; oral traditions, especially in Southern India; Hinduism; history of Indology.
Almuth Degener, Institute of Indology, Mainz University. Research interests: Dardic and Nuristani languages, Urdu literature, Khotanese, Central Asian Buddhism and Islam in South Asia.
Hans Harder, Professor of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg. Research foci: modern South Asian Literatures, particularly Bengali and Hindi; intellectual history of the colonial period; recent religious traditions; Bengali Islam.