At the end of 2021, Brill published the new Introductory Sanskrit Reader, a reader to help students start reading original Sanskrit literature. We set down with the author, Antonia Ruppel, to discuss Sanskrit texts, making a career in academia as well as her love for teaching.
We sat down with author Michael Farmer to discuss his love of maps and map making, the difficulty of making maps of areas as politically disputed as Tibet, the rapid development of infrastructure and housing in the area, as well as the 'Disneyfication' of religious sites.
An interview with Sahiinii L. Veikho, Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Tetso College, Dimapur affiliated to Nagaland University, India, author of A Grammar of Poumai Naga (Poula).
In this interview, Patrick Cockburn talks to Peter O’Connor about Claud Cockburn’s upbringing in China, Korea and central Europe, about the circumstances prompting the publication of The Week, and, most tellingly, on the resistance put up by political and media elites, in particular the ‘Cliveden Set,’ to Claud Cockburn’s astonishingly well-informed upstart newsletter.
Tim Bodt, author of Grammar of Duhumbi (Chugpa) talks about his work in Tibet and Bhutan, the immense kindness of the people he has worked with and the importance of immersive fieldwork when studying languages.