Faculty Profile

 

Name : Heeraman  Tiwari
Designation : Associate Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for Historical Studies
School of Social Sciences
Room No : 109
Off. Phone : 26704482
Residence :
Email : htiwari@mail.jnu.ac.in   heeraman98@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/htiwari/cv.pdf

Qualifications

M.A. (Lucknow); M.Phil. Ph.D. (Delhi); D.Phil. (Oxon) 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Indian Philosophy of Language, Sanskrit Language, Literature and Tradition 
                                    

Experience

CHS/JNU, Since February 2000 
                                    

Awards & Honours

1. 2011-12: Heinrich Zimmer Chaired Professors of Indian Philosophy and Intellectual History, Philosophisches Seminar and South Asia Institute, Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany.

2. 1993-94: Sir Monier Williams Scholarship Award, Oriental Institute, Oxford University, England.

3. 1991-93: The Sir Louis Stewart Fellowship, Balliol College, Oxford Univerisity, England.

4. 1991-92: Spalding Stipend, Oxford and Cambridge, England.

5. 1990-91: Radhakrishnan Memorial Award, The Oriental Institute, Oxford University; Charles Wallace India Fund, England.

6. 1987-1991: Commonwealth Scholarship for D.Phil. Balliol College, Oxford University, England.  
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

 
                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

1. "One and Many: Early Naiyayikas and the Problem of Universals", Journal of Indian Philosophy 22: 137-170, 1994, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

2. "The Character of Logic in India" by B.K. Matilal, edited with Jonardon Ganeri, State University of New York Press, Albany, 1998; Indian edition by Oxford University Press, Delhi 1999.

3. "Logical and Ethical Issues: An Essay on Indian Philosophy of religion" by B.K. Matilal; New Edition; edited with an Introduction, Chronicle Classics Series, D. C. Publishers, Delhi, 2004.

4. "The Six Systems of Indian Philosophy by F. Max Muller"; New Abridged Edition; abridged and edited with an Introduction, Chronicle Classics Series, D.C. Publishers, Delhi, 2004.

5. "Tradition and Memory: Filiation and Identity in Early Sanskrit Literature and Philosophy", in Negotiating Religion: Perspectives from Indian History, eds. R.P.Bahuguna, Ranjeeta Dutta, and Farhat Nasreen. Delhi: Manohar Books. 2012: 61-83. 
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1. "Tradition and Memory: Filiation and Identity in Early Sanskrit Literature and Philosophy", in Negotiating Religion: Perspectives from Indian History, eds. R.P.Bahuguna, Ranjeeta Dutta, and Farhat Nasreen. Delhi: Manohar Books. 2012: 61-83.

2. "Language, Memory and the Vernaculars: the Power of the Ramcaritmanas in Indias Epic Culture," The Heidelberg Papers in South Asian and Comarative Politics, edited by Prof. Dr Subrata K. Mitra, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg. March 2012 (http://hpsacp.uni-hd.de/). 
                                    

Patents (if any)

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