Student Workshop: Texts in Early Hindustani Varieties

Hindi manuscript

Dataji and Sadananda, Rajasthan, c. 1715. Hindi Manuscript 884, Wellcome Collection, Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).

This student workshop held in the framework of the South Asia across the Nordic Region (SANR) conference introduces participants to early modern Hindustani varieties and their literatures through talks and readings. Everybody with an interest in the subject is welcome regardless of prior knowledge and language proficiencies.

Day 1: 27 May
09.30-10.00 Tea/coffee and welcome
10.00-12.00 Introduction to Early Modern Hindustani culture and language
Elmar Josef Renner, University of Copenhagen
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-17.00 Reading 1: Surdas

Galina Rousseva-Sokolova, Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities

19:00- Seminar dinner (cost not included)
The South Indian, Vesterbrogade 38
Day 2: 28 May
09:00-09:30 Tea/coffee
09:30-12:00 Reading 2: Kabir
Vivek Kumar Shukla, Aarhus University
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:30 Reading 3: Braj Bhasha and Bollywood
ELmar Josef Renner, University of Copenhagen
15:30-16:30 Visit to the Zysk Collection of Indic Manuscripts at CCRS
Jacob Schmidt-Madsen, University of Copenhagen
16:30- Farewell drinks (cost not included)
Hava Java, University Café and Bar

NB! The workshop is free of charge and open to all. Please register your attendance with Jacob Schmidt-Madsen (j.schmidt@hum.ku.dk) before 1 May 2020. Further details will follow upon registration. Travel and accommodation costs will be borne by the participants.