Journey of a Historian | In Conversation with Prof. Patrick Olivelle
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Karwaan : The Heritage Exploration Initiative

Journey of a Historian | In Conversation with Prof. Patrick Olivelle

Professor Patrick Olivelle studied Sanskrit and Indian Religions for his BA at Oxford University, which he finished in 1972. In 1974, he received a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania for a thesis containing the critical edition and translation of Yadava Prakasa’s Yatidharmaprakasa. From 1974-1991, Professor Olivelle taught in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he was the Department Chair 1984-90. From 1994 to his retirement in 2007, he served as the Chair of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Religions. Professor Olivelle was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2020. Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbwwhiVCC-I14hNr_G3__gg/join To Support Karwaan: The Heritage Exploration Initiative - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/karwaanheritage Do follow us on our Youtube Channel: https://bit.ly/3EkY51p Stay updated with our stories through our social media channels: Website: www.karwaanheritage.in Twitter: https://twitter.com/karwaanheritage Facebook: https://facebook.com/karwaaninitiative Instagram: https://instagram.com/karwaanheritage WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/HE2FAQ1M8h7AAHr6p9ivNI About Karwaan: One of India's leading Independent student-led history initiatives. It is a collective of students trying to revolutionize the way we approach history. It was started in 2019 and hosted heritage walks in and around Delhi. Since April 2020, we have been organizing online lectures with authors/scholars/historians on our platform and giving students a chance to interact with scholars, and trying to start a dialogue on our past through our posts on Instagram and YouTube. #History #IndianHistory #Lectures #Heritage