Orientalism and its Institutions in the Nineteenth Century

18 February 2016, 09:30 - 17:30

CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT

Free to attend, but registration is essential.

A one-day workshop, part of the ERC funded project Bible and Antiquity in 19th-century Culture based at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge.

 

Speakers

Arie Molendijk (University of Groningen)
Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Willem Otterspeer (University of Leiden)
Four Versions of Snouck, all Conjectural

Sudeshna Guha (Shiv Nadar University, Delhi)
Looking at Orientalism through 'Nineveh' in Bombay

Irene Zwiep (University of Amsterdam)
Transcending Orientalism: Bibliography as politics in the work of Moritz Steinschneider
 

 

Respondents

Theodor Dunkelgrün (University of Cambridge) 
Kate Nichols (University of Birmingham)
Mishka Sinha (University of Cambridge)
Simon Mills (University of Kent)

 

Convenors

Shinjini Das (University of Cambridge)
Theodor Dunkelgrün (University of Cambridge) 

 

Administrative assistance: bible@crassh.cam.ac.uk

We are unable to arrange or book accommodation for delegates (other than invited speakers), however the following websites may be of help:

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Cambridge Rooms

University of Cambridge Accommodation Service

This event is supported by funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC grant agreement no 295463

9.30 - 10.00

Registration

10.00 - 11.15

Professor Arie Molendijk (University of Groningen)

Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Respondent: Dr Mishka Sinha (University of Cambridge)

11.15 - 11.45

Refreshments

11.45 - 13.00

Dr Sudeshna Guha (Shiv Nadar University, Delhi)

Looking at Orientalism through ‘Nineveh’ in Bombay

Respondent: Dr Kate Nichols (University of Birmingham)

13.00 - 14.00

LUNCH

14.00 - 15.15

Professor Willem Otterspeer (University of Leiden)

Four versions of Snouck, all conjectural

Respondent: Dr Simon Mills (University of Kent)

15.15 - 15.45

Refreshments

15.45 - 17.00

Professor Irene Zwiep (University of Amsterdam)

Transcending Orientalism: Bibliography as politics in the work of Moritz Steinschneider

Respondent: Dr Theodor Dunkelgrün (University of Cambridge)