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Activity Highlights

  • NWO approved a major grant proposal (Free Competition) of Dr. P. Berger and Prof. R.T.J. Cappers, project title: Salvage Crops, “Savage” People: A comparative anthropological and archaeobotanical investigation of Millet Assemblages in India
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    Link to article about hte research project
  • New book, co-edited by Peter Berger and Sarbeswar Sahoo from IIT Delhi, a strategic UG partner university: Godroads: Modalities of Conversion in India . Click here for a visual of the book cover and endorsements
  • Winter School Performing Religion: Theory and Practice, New Delhi, 17-21 February 2020.
  • International Workshop 2019 Contested Millets in Africa and Asia: Past and Present. International and interdisciplinary workshop organized by Peter Berger (RUG) and Roland Hardenberg (Frankfurt University) at the faculty ThRS, RUG28/29 March 2019. The programme can be found here.
  • Winter School: Changing Grounds: Dynamics of Culture and Livelihood, 11-15 February 2019, IIT Delhi, organized by Peter Berger (RUG) Sarbeswar Sahoo (IIT Delhi) and Roland Hardenberg (Goethe University Frankfurt), taught with several international colleagues. Click here for the program.

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