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Carl Ernst

William R. Kenan, Jr., Distinguished Professor

Co-Director of the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies

Department of Religious Studies

India Related Research

Ernst is studying connections between Islam and Hinduism in South Asia, including a focus on an illustrated Persian text describing the 48 different types of ascetics and yogis who were found in Benares in 1800. He also serves as a co-director of the Perso-Indica project, which proposes to document and analyze nine centuries of Persian translations of Sanskrit texts and Persian writings on Indian sciences and culture.

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Carl Ernst