German Indology

Ulrike Niklas u.niklas at Uni-Koeln.DE
Fri Feb 21 12:12:21 UTC 1997

I cant imagine anything more *distasteful* than this answer by Dominik 
Wujastyk. The booklet in question only serves the purpose to fascilitate 
communication between collegues. - No more comments, I hope!
a "German Indologist".

On Thu, 20 Feb 1997, Dominik Wujastyk wrote:

> Thanks to Gabriele Zeller for describing the book 'German Indology'
> clearly.  
> I was very startled when I first saw this little book some years ago. 
> Such a production in the United Kingdom would be quite beyond the pale. 
> It wouldn't be a problem listing the Oriental Institutes in Britain, say,
> but to go further and list the details of all British-born scholars
> working elsewhere in the world just on the basis of their nationality
> would be felt to be distasteful, to say the least.
> To do "German Indology" credit, it does list Emmerick in Hamburg, in spite
> of his Australian nationality (at least I assume he still holds an ozzie
> passport).  But this goes against the spirit of the booklet.
> All the best,
> Dominik
> --
> Dominik Wujastyk               Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine
> email: d.wujastyk at          183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, England
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