Name : Dr. Koenraad Elst

Web Bio : Koenraad Elst is a Belgian orientalist and Indologist known primarily for his writings in support for the Out of India theory, a controversial fringe theory that suggests that the Indo-European language family originated in India. In 1999, he received a Ph.D. from the Catholic University of Leuven. His doctoral dissertation on Hindu revivalism was published as Decolonizing the Hindu Mind. Elst, known for his support for the Out of India theory related to Indo-Aryan migration has also written about multiculturalism, language policy issues, ancient Chinese history and philosophy, and comparative religion.