Lars Martin Fosse
lmfosse at ONLINE.NO
Sun Oct 25 00:10:59 UTC 1998
Re query from Mr. Brockington,
I found recently the name of a girl at Colombia working on Hinduism and the
Net, Michelle Caswell: <mlc23 at colombia.edu>
Accordiong to her presentation she is doing a senior thesis on the ways the
diasporic commuinity uses the web to rethink identities. Case studies.
Also: Prof. Vinay Lal at UCLA: <vlal at history.ucla.edu> He is an expert on
diaspora Hindu studies. He seems to be a helpful person, and has written
Try this one: <csadss at uohyd.ernet.in> Centre for the study of Indian
Diaspora in Hyderabad, INdia. I hav enot been in contact with these people,
so I don´t know what they are like.
See the site www.sunsite.berkeley.edu.SouthAsianDiaspora for more listings.
There is spot there where you can find listings of other
Here is an article from 1995:
Amit S. Rai: India on-line.Electronic bulletin boards...
Diaspora-journal of transnational studies 1995, v4, n1. ISSN-1 044 2057.
Published by Zorian Inst, Toronto, phone +1-416-1555/416-512-8600.
They have a nice Indian secretary, Ms. Fernandez.
Here are som sites of interest:
www.hindunet.org (very useful - LARGE collection of resources)
www.hinduismToday.kauai.hi.us (excellent. Very helpful staff)
Hardly any webmasters or other contact perosns listed on web sites bother
to answer to queries, except for this person who is a member of the
steering committee at HSC in Michigan; Mihir Meghani <mihir at hindunet.org>
(say hello from me). She has told me that she would try and be helpful in
any way possible if I needed information.
Hope these suggestions have been helpful. Hinduism on net is really an
extremely interesting subject!
all the best,
>I have had an enquiry directed to me about whether there is anyone
>research on Hinduism and the Internet. This is specifically in
>connection with an
>international conference on media, religion and culture to be held in
>July (20th-23rd) but also for more general information. Does anyone have any
>information that I could pass on?
>Professor J. L. Brockington
>Sanskrit, School of Asian Studies
>University of Edinburgh
>7-8 Buccleuch Place
>Edinburgh EH8 9LW U.K.
>tel: +131 650 4174
>fax: +131 650 6804
>Dr. art. Lars Martin Fosse
>Haugerudvn. 76, Leil. 114,
>Phone/Fax: +47 22 32 12 19
>Email: lmfosse at online.no
Dr. art. Lars Martin Fosse
Haugerudvn. 76, Leil. 114,
Phone/Fax: +47 22 32 12 19
Email: lmfosse at online.no
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