Margrit Pernau

 

Senior Researcher Center for the History of Emotions

Contact:
Phone: +49 30 82406-463
E-Mail: pernau@mpib-berlin.mpg.de



Research Interests

  • History of Emotions
  • Indian history, 18th-20th Centuries
  • Transnational History, History of Entanglement
  • Historical semantics, Translation Studies

Short CV:

Dr. phil. in Modern History, 1991, University of Heidelberg
Habilitation, 2007, University of Bielefeld
extraordinary Professor, 2012, Freie Universität Berlin


Project Participation:

  • Emotions and Temporalities. The Concept of "Modernity" in Urdu, 1900-1960
  • The Emotions of New Education. A Transnational History of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi
  • Intermedialities
  • Space and Emotions


TIME & THE WORLD

MOOC Lecture Series 1 supported by the Research Council of Norway-SAMKUL programme (RCN project no: 236858)

Synchronizing Times
The Lectures in this series engage with concepts such as synchronization, periodization, modernity and colonialism. Students will learn about cutting edge concepts in history and theory, as well as how these concepts are being used in understanding historical processes in the present, as well as giving shape to historical studies as a field.

Series 1 Lecture 04: Margrit Pernau | Synchronization and Periodization


Selected Literature:

Pernau, M. (2019). Emotions and Modernity in Colonial India. Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Pernau, M. with H. Jordheim, E. Saada, C. Bailey, E. Wigen, O. Bashkin, M. Kia, M. Singh, R. Majumdar, A.C. Messner, O. Benesch, M. Park and J. Ifversen (2015). Civilizing emotions: Concepts in nineteenth-century Asia and Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Pernau, M. (2013). Ashraf into middle classes: Muslims in nineteenth-century Delhi. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Pernau, M. (2008). Bürger mit Turban: Muslime in Delhi im 19. Jahrhundert. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Pernau, M. (2006). The Delhi college: Traditional elites, the colonial state, and education before 1857. Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Pernau, M. (1992). Verfassung und politische Kultur im Wandel: Der indische Fürstenstaat Hyderabad 1911-48. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.

TIME & THE WORLD - MOOC Lecture Series 1 supported by the Research Council of Norway-SAMKUL programme (RCN project no: 236858)

Synchronizing Times
The Lectures in this series engage with concepts such as synchronization, periodization, modernity and colonialism. Students will learn about cutting edge concepts in history and theory, as well as how these concepts are being used in understanding historical processes in the present, as well as giving shape to historical studies as a field.

Series 1 Lecture 04: Margrit Pernau | Synchronization and Periodization

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