From the 23rd through the 27th of September 2013, the German Oriental Studies Conference takes place in Münster.
The conference is organised by the German Society for Oriental Studies, the oldest and most important association for scholars of Oriental Studies in Germany.
The indologist Oskar von Hinüber/Freiburg will be the keynote speaker for the conference opening on Monday. Gudrun Krämer/Berlin, scholar of Islamic studies, will deliver a keynote address on the first evening of the conference.
Oliver Raendchen, general editor of the SEACOM publication TAI CULTURE , will today launch the latest issue of the series with the title “Route of the Roots: Tai-Asiatic Cultural Interaction” in the Panel on Southeast Asian Studies. This issue of TAI CULTURE, which has just been published and can now be ordered via our homepage, had been edited in collaboration with Walailak University, Nakhorn Si Thammarat, with co-editor Prof. Cholthira Satyawadhna who will also be present at the book launch.