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

Department for South Asian Studies

Here you get an overview of the Department for South Asian Studies

Picture of the month


Lovingly layered and attractively presented vegetables and fruits   that invite you to buy.

New Delhi

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Picture: Michael Mann


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Visiting hours and procedures at the Seminar for South Asian Studies


The visiting hour for students in the programme Modern South and Southeast Asian takes place online from 1st of June onwards. Dr. Sarah Holz acts as programme coordinator in Sadia Bajwa's stead. Visiting hours are available weekly on Tuesdays from 2 to 4pm and can be booked under the following link. If you are booking an appointment on a Tuesday for the same day, please  do the booking by 1:30 p.m.

Students are invited to indicate the topics they want to discuss during the visiting hour. If possible, they may also upload documents that they want to discuss with Dr. Holz when booking the appointment.












Ikram Sehgal/Bettina Robotka (eds.). Blood over Different Shades of Green - East Pakistan 1971: History Revisited, Pakistan: Oxford University Press, 2020. ISBN: 978-0-19-070227-4