Short CV/Education and training

  • 1994
    B.A. in art & archaeology with Nepali language, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK

  • 1998
    M.A. from the University of Oxford, UK

  • 1998
    PhD in the history of Indian architecture, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK

  • 2008
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in the Department of Architectural History and Monument Preservation, Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University

Selected publications

  • Hegewald, J.A.B.: Jaina Temple Architecture in India: The Development of a Distinct Language in Space and Ritual. Monographien zur indischen Archäologie, Kunst und Philologie 19, Published by Stiftung Ernst Waldschmidt, G+H-Verlag, Berlin 2009.

  • Hegewald, J.A.B.: Water Architecture in South Asia: A Study of Types Developments and Meanings. Brill, Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology 24, Leiden 2002.


Selected projects

  • Jain art and architecture in Karnataka – German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • Jain architecture in India

  • Reuse theory

  • Water architecture

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the advisory board, Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens (WZKS, the Vienna Journal for South-Asian Studies)

  • Member of the international advisory board of the Centre for Jain Studies and Religious Pluralism, Florida International University, USA

  • Member of the editorial board, Contemporary South Asia

  • Member of the international advisory board of the South Asian Studies Association (SASA), California, USA

  • Member of the editorial advisory board for Heidelberg Papers in South Asian and Comparative Politics (HPSACP)

  • Member of the editorial board, International Journal of Jaina Studies (IJJS)

  • Associate member of the Centre of Jaina Studies (CoJS), School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK

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