German Indology

Ulrike Niklas u.niklas at Uni-Koeln.DE
Fri Feb 21 12:16:05 UTC 1997

And one on top of this one too. I feel, something is going wrong in this 
list!!! Should it really be used for this kind of "trash"? I feel tempted 
to unsubscribe.
ULRIKE (German Indologist without any "Germanic" feeling!)

On Fri, 21 Feb 1997, Max Nihom 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
> ><URL:>                    FAX: 44 171 611 8545
> >
> It could have been worse. They might have called it 'Germanic Indology'.
> Max Nihom
> Vienna

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