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Two new research projects granted!

We are pleased to announce that two new research projects have been granted: 
"Jugendbewegungen und der Wandel des Politischen - Bangladesh und Senegal im transregionalen Vergleich" (granted by the DFG) and "(Un)typisch utopisch - Zukunftsvorstellungen von Jugendlichen an islamischen Schulen in Bangladesh und Großbritannien" (granted by the Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung).


New publications:

Indigeneity on the Move. Varying Manifestations of a Contested Concept

Edited by Eva Gerharz, Nasir Uddin and Pradeep Chakkarath, Berghahn


Land, Development and Security in South Asia

Edited by Katy Gardner and Eva Gerharz, SAMAJ-EASAS Series

Series editors: Alessandra Consolaro, Margret Frenz and Roger Jeffery.
This thematic issue is the fourth in a series of issues jointly co-edited by SAMAJ and the European Association for South Asian Studies (EASAS).




Consultation hours Prof. Dr. Eva Gerharz:

by agreement. Prof. Dr. Eva Gerharz is on leave as from the 18.04.2018.


Contact address:

Gebäude GC 04/161

Universitätsstraße 150

44780 Bochum


E-Mail: or


Consultation hours Dr. Sandrine Gukelberger:

During the lecture-free time:

- 25.07., 15:00 - 16:00 o'clock

- 09.08., 12:30 - 13:30 o'clock

- 14.08., 12:00 - 13:00 o'clock

- 22.08., 14:00 - 15:00 o'clock

Please use the doodle list to make an appointment.


Contact address:

Gebäude GB 03/140

Universitätsstraße 150

44780 Bochum