[INDOLOGY] Gundert_Chair & Kerala Month in Tübingen

Elena Mucciarelli elena.mucciarelli at indo.uni-tuebingen.de
Thu Sep 17 08:45:57 EDT 2015


Dear members of the list,

I am very happy to send you the invitation to the "Celebration of the Gundert Chair" and to the “Kerala month in Tübingen” on behalf of Associate Professor Dr. Heike Oberlin.
Elena Mucciarelli

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Dear all,

You may have heard of the encouraging news that the University of Tübingen is inaugurating the so-called "Gundert Chair“: Under this agreement lecturers and professors from the Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University will regularly teach Malayalam at Tübingen University. The first Visiting Professor is Scaria Zacharia, he will come for October and November. Besides teaching of and research on the Malayalam language  the Malayalam University is particularly interested to make literary works known and accessible by professional translations to the German audience. Furthermore, the traditional cultural (art) forms of Kerala will be supported.

The official opening of the "Gundert Chair" will be held on 9 October 2015. On Saturday and Sunday a symposium follows with topics such as "Malayalam language and literature in Germany / Europe", "Malayali migrants and their lives in Germany", the Gundert legacy will be exposed in the University Library and an excursion to Calw is planned. Further we organized a colorful cultural program - the complete schedule is attached as a flyer. We would like to warmly invite you to participate in the opening ceremony and the subsequent weekend seminar (9 to 11October 2015)! Please let us know if you intend to take part in the celebration and to weekend seminar until the 1st of October.

Moreover, an intense program has been scheduled, including Malayalam classes, reading sessions, lecture and an intensive workshop for the month of October: 
“A Kerala Month in Tübingen”.
We are most welcome to participate to the whole program or only to a part of it, if you can. The deadline for the registration to the intensive workshop is 15th of October. 

You find more information about both the "Celebration of the Gundert Chair" and „The Kerala month in Tübingen" in the flyers attached here below.

Registrations: Katarina Vinkovic: katarina.vinkovic at student.uni-tuebingen.de <mailto:katarina.vinkovic at student.uni-tuebingen.de>
In case of any queries regarding the contents or of organizational nature please feel free to contact my colleague Dr. Elena Mucciarelli <elena.mucciarelli at indo.uni-tuebingen.de <mailto:elena.mucciarelli at indo.uni-tuebingen.de>>.

Accommodations:
Hotels: www.tuebingen-info.de/uebernachten/hotels-in-tuebingen.html <http://www.tuebingen-info.de/0/uebernachten/hotels-in-tuebingen.html>
Privatzimmer: www.tuebingen-info.de/uebernachten/privatzimmer-in-tuebingen.html <http://www.tuebingen-info.de/uebernachten/privatzimmer-in-tuebingen.html>

Please check also the website http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/de/68279 <http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/de/68279> for further information and updates.


Best wishes,
Heike Oberlin


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PD Dr. phil. habil. Heike Oberlin
General Manager & Scientific Coordinator (AOI)
Associate Professor (Indology)
 
Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tuebingen
Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies (AOI)
Dept. of Indology and Comparative Religion
Gartenstr. 19 · 72074 Tuebingen · Germany
Phone +49 7071 29-74005 · Mobile +49 176 20030066 · Fax +49 7071 29-2675
heike.oberlin at uni-tuebingen.de <http://uni-tuebingen.de/>
 
http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/aoi/indologie/mitarbeiter/heike-oberlin-moser.html <http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/aoi/indologie/mitarbeiter/heike-oberlin-moser.html>
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