Punjab Research Group

Announcement of Professorship – The Georg-August-University Göttingen

Posted in Vacancies by Pippa on June 19, 2009

For the Centre of Modern Indian Studies, the University, with funding from the state of Lower Saxony (Land Niedersachsen), is setting up five new professorships to ensure the creation of an excellent and internationally visible centre for area studies.

  • A professorship in Society and Culture of Modern India (W3) with a regional focus on India and thematic expertise in social structure, ethnic religious diversity, and legal pluralism;
  • A professorship in Indian Economic Development (W3), with a research focus on development economics issues in India and particular competence in inequality or poverty issues, political economy, or India-specific financial topics;
  • A professorship in Modern Indian History (W3), preferably with a historical focus on modern Indian economic and social history, and a strong competency in Indian languages;
  • A professorship in Indian Religions (W2), with particular competencies in modern Hinduism, Islam, and/or other religions prevalent in India;
  • A professorship in Indian State and Democracy (W3) with a particular focus on Indian politics, Indian constitutional theory, Indian law, or comparative legal studies


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