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Gonda fellow
Jiří Jákl

At IIAS, jiří-jákl is finalizing his book on ‘alcohol in pre-Islamic Java (ca. 800 – 1500 CE)’ with a fellowship provided by the J. Gonda Foundation.

The book will be a sociocultural history of alcohol and its use in pre-Islamic Java studied in comparative perspective with the discourse on alcohol in medieval India. 

Country of origin

Czech Republic

Period of stay at IIAS

15/03/2017 to 15/08/2017

Research topic

Book project about alcohol on pre-Islamic Java (800-1500 CE)

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