Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Dr. Frank Busjahn

Courses | Publications | Academic Career
Dr. Frank Busjahn
research assistant
frank.busjahn (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften → Geschäftsführendes Direktorat
Function / Working Area
Visiting address
Invalidenstraße 118 , Room 317
Phone number
(030) 2093-66060
(030) 2093-66066
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin


Courses Summer Semester 2020:

Die Rolle der Geschichtsschreibung bei der Herausbildung der “Hindu-Identität” als "nationale Identität" in Indien


Frank Busjahn works on the recent history of India. His research focuses on the period of transition to the British colonial system and the relationship of nationalism and religion until independence. Dr. Busjahn studied at the South Asia and history departments of the Humboldt-Universität of Berlin and wrote his PhD on the history of Hindu nationalism. Since 2001, he additionally took up the job as IT expert at the IAAW.