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Dr. Girish Nath Jha

Dr. Girish Nath Jha

The author teaches Computational Linguistics at the Special Center for Sanskrit Studies , Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). His research interests include Indian languages corpora and standards, Sanskrit and Hindi linguistics, Science & Technology in Sanskrit, Lexicography, Machine Translation, e-learning, web based technologies, RDBMS, software design and localization. Details on his work can be obtained from http://sanskrit.jnu.ac.in. Prof Jha has done collaborative research with the Center for Indic Studies, U. Mass, Dartmouth, USA as "Mukesh and Priti Chatter Distinguished Professor of History of Science" during 2009-12. He was awarded DAAD fellowship in 2014 to teach in the Digital Humanities department at University of Würzburg, Germany and has been a visiting Professor at the University of Florence in the summer of 2016.

Response to Prof. Sheldon Pollock’s Interview
Commentaries

Response to Prof. Sheldon Pollock’s Interview

Dr. Girish Nath Jha- August 28, 2020

A response by Prof. Girish Nath Jha, Dean, School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies, JNU to a recent interview of Prof Sheldon Pollock published in ... Read More

Response to Prof Sheldon Pollock’s interview published in Indian Express
Archives, Commentary

Response to Prof Sheldon Pollock’s interview published in Indian Express

Dr. Girish Nath Jha- June 2, 2018

A response by Prof. Girish Nath Jha, Dean, School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies, JNU to a recent interview of Prof Sheldon Pollock published in ... Read More

An Open Letter to Ananya Vajpeyi on Sanskrit
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

An Open Letter to Ananya Vajpeyi on Sanskrit

Dr. Girish Nath Jha- September 19, 2016

Please do not link Sanskrit to a fictitious 'cultural battle field'. Let us work towards building a genuine scholarship which benefits India. Read More