Hans Kippenberg, born in Bremen, Germany, in 1939. Ph.D. from the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. Professor of History of Religions at the University of Groningen.
Fellow (1 September 1986 – 31 July 1987)
In the course of my research at NIAS, it was my goal to examine pre-Asian religious concepts in which the idea of legitimate order has been established.