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Uppsala University commemorates Indian National Day for Hindi
September 14, 2012 - 09:00-12:00
In connection with the Indian Cultural Festival that is organised in Uppsala 8–18 September 2012, the Forum for South Asia Studies at Uppsala University co-organizes an event entitled ”Hindi Diwas – the Indian National Day for Hindi”. The programme will be held at the main university building (Universitetshuset, hall V) between 9.00 and 12.00.
Three lectures will be given,
by Professor Heinz Werner Wessler on ”Regionala språk, engelska, modern standard hindi och dess dialekter” (Regional Languages, English, Modern Standard Hindi and its Dialects);
by Dr. Claus Peter Zoller, University of Oslo, on ”Garhwali och historia av indo-arier: några iakttagelser” (Garhwali and the History of Ido-Aryans);
and by Dr. Ram Prasad Bhatt, University of Hamburg on ”Oral Literature from the Central Himalayan Region”.