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

News and Publications


Guest Lecture
Dr. Joshua Ehrlich
The East India Company and the Politics of Knowledge

20.06. 10:00 - 12:00
Invalidenstraße 118, Room 315

For further information see here.

Michael Mann
A British Rome in India: Calcutta, Capital for an Empire.


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Sarah Holz
Governance of Islam in Pakistan:
An institutional study of the Council of Islamic Ideology

Sussex Academic 2022

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Academic Counseling


The Master programme in Modern South and South East Asian Studies has been discontinued as of winter semester 2021/22. Instead, the Institute of Asian and African Studies is offering a joint Master Asian and African Studies, with the possibility to specialise in a specific area or region. You can find more information here: