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Prof. Dr. Ing. Niels Gutschow

freier Mitarbeiter Teilprojekt A2

Abteilung Klassische Indologie
Südasien-Institut
Universität Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
69120 Heidelberg

Privat:
Ortsstraße 26
69518 Abtsteinach
Telefon: + 49 (0)6207-74 06
Telefax: + 49 (0)06207-77 29
E-mail: gutschow@t-online.de

P.O.Box 5
Bhaktapur, Nepal
Telefon: 009771-66 13 75 4

 

Forschungsschwerpunkte und laufende Projekte

Urban Space and Ritual in Nepal and India
History or Urban Planning in Europe (1930-1960)
Initiation rituals among the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley
History of the Architecture of the Newars (Kathmandu Valley)
Hamburg 1943 - destruction and visions for a better future
Berlin 1920-1975 - a history of urban planning

 

Curriculum Vitae

2005
Architectural surveys in Nepal (DFG Schwerpunkt)

 

since 2004
Honorary Professor, University of Heidelberg

 

2003
Architectural surveys in Erdene Zuu, Mongolia (DFG Schwerpunkt)

 

since 2002
Collaborator of the Sonderforschungsbereich 619 "Ritualdynamik"

 

2001
Architectural surveys in Erdene Zuu, Mongolia (DFG Schwerpunkt)

 

1999-2002
Architectural surveys in Orissa, India (DFG Schwerpunkt)

 

1980-2000
Member of the German National Committee for Conservation (Ministry of Interior)

 

1997
For UNESCO participation in the evaluation of the World Heritage Sites of Pakistan

 

1996-1998
Member of a German-Japanese expert mission (German Ministry of Research) regarding the actual practice of architectural conservation

Participation in conferences / lectures in Warsaw, London, Oxford, Utrecht, Rome, New York, Washington, Wingspread, Boston, Los Angeles (Getty), Nara, Bombay, Delhi, Islamabad, Cairo, Mexico City

 

1993
For UNESCO participation in the evaluation of the World Heritage Sites of Nepal

 

1991
Proposal for conservation projects in Cambodia (German Foreign Ministry)

 

1991-98
Architectural surveys in Nepal (DFG Schwerpunkt)

 

1980-88
Architectural surveys in Nepal (DFG Schwerpunkt)

 

1978-80
Conservation officer of the municipality of Münster

 

since 1978
Research into the history of war-time town planning (1939-45) in Europe, research in Rotterdam, Moscow, Kiev, Kaunas, Helsinki, Warsaw, Poznan, Lodz, Oswiecim (Auschwitz)


1974-76
Research into the interplay of urban space and ritual in Nepal (Kathmandu Valley), Benares and Puri (Orissa)

 

1973/74
In Germany coordinator of a comparative study of conservation practices in Europe (Ministry of Construction and Town Planning) in preparation of the European Heritage Year

 

1973
PhD on "The Japanese Castle Town" 1973 (Willy Brandt Promotionsstipendium)

 

1964-70
Architectural studies at the University of Darmstadt

 

Wichtigste Publikationen

2012
& Axel Michaels (Hg.). Getting Married - Hindu and Buddhist Marriage Rituals Among the Newars of Bhaktapur and Patan, Nepal. With a DVD. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (Ethno-Indology 12).

 

2008
"Begehungen und Umgehungen. Das Durchmessen und die Besetzung von Raum durch Wallfahrten und Prozessionen". In: Gengnagel, Jörg & Monika Horstmann & Gerald Schwedler (Hg.). Prozessionen, Wallfahrten, Aufmärsche: Bewegung zwischen Religion und Politik in Europa und Asien seit dem Mittelalter. Wien, Köln, Weimar: Böhlau (Menschen und Kulturen. Beihefte zum Saeculum 4): 399-435.

2008
& Axel Michaels (Hg.). Growing up. Hindu and Buddhist Initiation Rituals among Newar Children in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag (Ethno-Indology. Heidelberg Studies in South Asian Rituals 6).

2005
& Axel Michaels (Hg.). Handling Death: The Dynamics of Death and Ancestor Rituals Among the Newars of Bhaktapur, Nepal. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (Ethno-Indology 3).

 


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