Adalbert J. Gail

Portrait of Adalbert J.  Gail

A scholar in Hindu studies, Sanskrit scriptures and Iconographic History, Adalbert Gail has published several studies on Hindu and Buddhist mythology, South Asian and Khmer arts.

Professor emeritus Dr. Gail held the chair on History of Indian Art at Freie Universität Berlin until his retirement in 2006. He remains one of the leading experts in the field of Indian art and archaeology. He visited and worked in Angkor several times between 2007 and 2012. He is also the co-founder of the Center for Jaina Studies, Berlin.