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Position in Persian translation of Sanskrit Purāṇas

Application deadline April 15th 2023

The ERC PURANA project based at Leiden University has an open call for a 3-year postdoctoral position to do research on Persian translations of Sanskrit Purāṇas. The position is part of the ERC-funded PURANA project which traces the composition, transmission, translation and agency of the Purāṇas as a transregional and transhistorical process involving multiple actors, audiences, and geographic contexts. The postdoc will become an active member of the research team based at Leiden University. 


The deadline for application is 15 April 2023. The advertisement can be accessed via this link:


Further enquiries can be made to Prof. Peter Bisschop, email: