Prof. Ronit Ricci

On sabbatical until October 2022

Prof. Ronit Ricci's research interests include Indonesian history and culture, Javanese and Malay manuscript literatures, Translation Studies, Islamic literary traditions in South and Southeast Asia, and exile and diaspora in colonial Asia.

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She has published articles and essays on these topics. Her book, Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia, won the 2012 Harry Benda Prize in Southeast Asian Studies and the 2013 American Academy of Religion's Best First Book in the History of Religions Award. Her current project is a study of the literary history of the Sri Lankan Malays

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Prof. (Emerita) Yael Bentor

Departments of Asian Studies and Comparative Religion

Yael Bentor is a scholar of Indian and Tibetan Studies, specializing in tantric Buddhism.


Prof. Yigal Bronner

Associate Professor - Department of Asian Studies

Yigal Bronner is an Associate Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in Sanskrit poetry and poetics.


Dr. Rotem Geva

Head of India & Indonesia Section
Graduate Program Advisor - India & Indonesia Section
Office hours: By Appointment Room 6120