[INDOLOGY] Re: Professor-researcher recruitment campaign EPHE

Jan E.M. Houben jemhouben at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 22:53:07 UTC 2021

sans accepter la diversité régionale, culturelle et linguistique, la
science et l'érudition perdraient pourtant une grande partie de la richesse
qui leur appartenait traditionnellement ...
(= without accepting regional, cultural and linguistic diversity, science
and scholarship would nevertheless lose much of the richness which has been
traditionally theirs ...)

On Thu, 18 Feb 2021 at 17:54, Dominik Wujastyk <wujastyk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 at 04:49, Jan E.M. Houben <jemhouben at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> The professor-researcher recruitment campaign 2021 at the École Pratique
>> des Hautes Études (EPHE) is open.
>> This time, none of the open positions are directly "indological" but some
>> of the positions in Sciences historiques et philologiques or Sciences
>> religieuses *could* in theory accommodate indological
>> (indological-linguistic) or buddhological applications.
>> Please explore at
>> https://www.ephe.psl.eu/actualites/recrutement-des-seignants-chercheurs-2021
>> A good active mastery of French is of course a prerequisite.
> "of course"?  No, this is not obvious or normal.  Many countries hire
> professors on the understanding that if they don't know the indigenous
> language they will commit to learning it within the first two years of
> tenure.  As far as I am aware, that is normal international practice.
> Best,
> Dominik


*Jan E.M. Houben*

Directeur d'Études, Professor of South Asian History and Philology

*Sources et histoire de la tradition sanskrite*

École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE, Paris Sciences et Lettres)

*Sciences historiques et philologiques *

Groupe de recherches en études indiennes (EA 2120)

*johannes.houben [at] ephe.psl.eu <johannes.houben at ephe.psl.eu>*


*https://www.classicalindia.info* <https://www.classicalindia.info>

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et transformations d'un savoir scientifique

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