Faculty Profile

 

Name : Heeraman  Tiwari
Designation : Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for Historical Studies
School of Social Sciences
Room No : 311, SSS-III
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., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Delhi), D.Phil. (Oxon) 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Sanskrit Language, Literature, Intellectual History and Philosophy 
                                    

Experience

17 Years 
                                    

Awards & Honours

1. 2014-2015: Senior (Professorial) Fellow, Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

2. 2014-2015: Senior (Professorial) Fellow, EURIAS,

3. 2011-2012: Heinrich Zimmer (Chaired) Professor of Indian Philosophy and Intellectual History, Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany, 2011-2012.

4. 2011-2012: Visiting Professor of Indian Philosophy and Intellectual History, Philosophisces Seminar (Department of Philosophy), Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg.

5. 1987-1991: The Commonwealth Scholarship Award for the D.Phil. degree at Balliol College, the University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

6. 1992-1994: The Sir Louis Stuart Scholarship Award, Balliol College, the University of Oxford, Oxford, England.  
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

2014-2015: The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. International Collaborative Research Project: Interpretation as a Generator of Religious Law: A Comparative Perspective. Sponsor: Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Collaborators: Professor Vered Noam, Tel Aviv University, Israel, and Professor Avram (Rami) Reiner, Ben Gurion University at the Negev, Israel. 
                                    

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 (Springer), Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

2. "Memory, Meaning and the Means of Knowing in Ancient India." Inaugural Lecture of the Benchmark Annual Lecture Series on Contemporary Social Sciences, University of Jammu, Jammu, India, 2008.

3. "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. 2011: 61-83.

4. "Language, Memory and the Vernaculars: the Power of the Ramcaritmanas in India’s Epic Culture," The Heidelberg Papers in South Asian and Comarative Politics, No. 66, ed. Prof. Dr Subrata K. Mitra, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg. March 2012. 
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1. "Epic Identity and Humanism in Ancient India: A Refined Idea in a Rough World?" in Culture, People and Power: Indian and the Globalized World, edited by Heeraman Tiwari and Amitabh Mattoo. Delhi: Shipra Publications. 2014: 177-192.

2. Culture, People and Power: India and the Globalized World, edited by Heeraman Tiwari and Amitabh Mattoo, Delhi: ICCR/Shipra Publications. 2014 (ISBN: 978-81-7541-713-7).

3. "Atma [Self]" in Key Concepts in Modern Indian Studies, eds. Gita Dharampal-Frick, Rachel Dwyer, Monika Kirlosker-Steinbach and Jahnavi Phalkey. Delhi: Oxford University Press. 2015: 13-16. (ISBN-13: 978-0-19-945275-0; ISBN-10: 0-19-945275-X).  
                                    

Patents (if any)

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