While the colonial and modern history of epidemics in South Asia is well researched, the earlier developments of this subject area have hardly been studied. The project Epidemics and Crisis Management in Pre-modern South Asia aims to fill part of this gap by exploring the intellectual history of epidemics and similar disasters in South Asia and their medical, religious, social, political, and philosophical aspects through a comprehensive study of the relevant Sanskrit literature from this period.
Recent Blog Posts
- New Publication: Dharma and the Physicians: Ethic Reflections in Early Ayurvedic Literature
- Pandemics, Epidemics, Academics. Projects on the medical traditions in South Asia and Tibet
- Epidemiology in the Bhelasaṃhitā
- CfP: Panel on “Health, disease and epidemics”
- New publication: The Seasons in Ancient Indian Medicine