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Understanding India

Vacek, Jaroslav [u.a.] [Hrsg.]:
Understanding India : Indology and beyond / ed. by Jaroslav Vacek and Harbans Mukhia ; assistant ed. Martin Hříbek. - Prague : Charles University : Karolinum Press, 2012. - 188 S. - (Orientalia Pragensia ; 18 = Acta Universitatis Carolinae : Philologica ; 2011, 1)
ISBN 978-80-246-2031-2
ISSN 0567-8269
CZK 160,00
DDC: 954.0072

Themenband der Reihe Orientalia Pragensia, gleichzeitig Band der Reihe Acta Universitatis Carolinae : Philologica. Publikation der Konferenzbeiträge der Tagung: „Indological Studies and Research: Languages, Literatures, History and Culture - Indological Identities“ (Prag, 18. bis 19. Juni, 2010) (siehe das Konferenzprogramm).

Foreword by Mr. Suresh K. Goel, Director General, ICCR , New Delhi. 7
0. Introduction. 9
Section 1
1. Chettiarthodi Rajendran:
Towards a more inclusive Indology: Problems and Prospects. 17
2. Aloka Parasher-Sen:
The "Fragment" and the "Whole" - bridging "Indological Studies" and identities in contemporary India. 25
3. Harbans Mukhia:
Filling-in some voids. 37
4. Martin Hříbek:
Czech Indology and the concept of Orientalism. 45
5. Kunchapudi Srinivas:
The method of investigation in Indian tradition. 57
6. Zdeněk Štipl:
The significance of teaching modern Indian history in Indology. 69
7. Siniruddha Dash:
The grammatical traditions and linguistic analysis in ancient India (with special reference to Pāṇini and Tolkāppiyam). 75
8. Surinder Singh:
Locating Islam in the historical experience of South Asia: Reflections on politics, society and culture. 99
9. Jaroslav Strnad:
Interpretations of Kabīr: linguistic, literary and historical issues. 111
10. Petr Duda:
Indology in e-space. 117
Section 2
11. Danuta Stasik:
Regional co-operation in Central and Eastern Europe: Overview and appraisal. 125
12. Marzenna Czerniak-Drożdżowicz:
Indology in Cracow - facing new challenges, viewing new perspectives. 131
13. Klara Gönc Moačanin:
The state and status of Indology in Croatia today. 137
14. Svetislav Kostić:
Teaching Hindi in the Czech Republic. A historic overview and Czech contribution to the understanding of Hindi. 145
15. Dagmar Marková:
Some questions concerning teaching, research and translating modern Hindi literature in the Czech Republic. 155
16. Anna Trynkowska:
Indian Studies at the University of Warsaw: The creation and implementation of the first cycle and second cycle study programmes (2006 – June 2010). 161
17. Jaroslav Vacek:
Indology - a complex branch of knowledge. 171
List of contributors. 177
Indexes. 179


JAROSLAV VACEK, Professor, Institute of South and Central Asia, Charles University in Prague.
HARBANS MUKHIA, Professor emeritus, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Quellen: Knihkupectví Karolinum; WorldCat; Obalky knih
Bildquellen: Knihkupectví Karolinum; iForum časopis Univerzity Karlovy
Bibliographie: [1]


  1. Vacek, Jaroslav [Hrsg.], Mukhia, Harbans [Hrsg.] (2012).  Understanding India: Indology and beyond. Indological Studies and Research: Languages, Literatures, History and Culture - Indological Identities. 188 S.