There is a bit of discussion (inconclusive) in the archive, from early 2013

On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 11:28 AM, Michaels, Axel <> wrote:
Dear all,
does anybody know when the term "Indology/Indologie" denoting the academic discipline appeared first?
Thanks in advance, Axel Michaels

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