Visit of Prof. Girish Nath Jha, Vice-President for International Affairs, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi to University of Cologne (Germany)

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Friday, November 11, 2016 to Saturday, November 12, 2016
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University of Cologne (Germany)

Prof. Girish Nath Jha, Vice-President for International Affairs, Professor of Computational Linguistics and ChairpersonSpecial Center for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, recently visited University of Cologne (Germany) on 11-12 November 2016, for further talks in intensifying academic cooperation between UoC and JNU. On arrival, he was greeted by Dr Stefan Bildhauer, Director, International Affairs, University of Cologne, followed by the meeting with the Rector of UoC, Prof. Dr. Axel Freimuth. The meeting was attended by Professors of UoC who either already has ties with JNU and who are interested to initiate academic cooperation with other academic areas in JNU. The participants from the University of Cologne are:

Prof. Dr. Michael Bollig         Associate Vize-Rector for the Cooperation with the Global South Study Centre

Prof. Dr. Stefan Grohé           Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Mr. Jonathan Blumtritt          Data Center for the Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Prof. Dr. Stefan Börnchen      Institute for German Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Clemens Greiner              Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology

PD Dr. Daniel Kölligan          Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas          Institute of Geography, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Dr. Susanne Preuschoff          Head Department of „International Students“ International Office

Mr. Felix Rau                          Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Ms. Lea Zenner                       Center for Modern Indian Studies