Main Focus

  • History of Tibet and India in the 19th and 20th century
  • History of Buddhism in the 19th to 21st century
  • Global History, Entangled History
  • History of Migration
  • History of Emotions
  • Environmental History
  • Historical Semantics, Philology


Project

Reassembling the Feeling Community. Space, Time, and Morality in the Tibetan Diaspora in India, c. 1959-1979


Curriculum Vitae

Academic Credentials

  • Ph.D. Global History, 2020, Freie University Berlin
  • M.A. Global History, 2016, Freie University Berlin
  • Mag. phil. Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 2013, University of Vienna


Seminars

  • "Migration and Diaspora in Global History: Perspectives and Inter-sections" (MA Global History, Freie University Berlin, winter term 2020/21)
  • "Approaching (Global) History as a Discipline" (MA Global History, Freie University Berlin, winter term 2020/21, with Luc Wodzicki)
  • "Modernity, Alternative Modernities, Global Modernity" (MA Global History, Freie Universität Berlin, summer term 2017, with Margrit Pernau & Luc Wodzicki)


Conferences / Workshops

6 October 2021: 53. Deutscher Historikertag 2021, Munich, Germany
"Academia and travelling: Sustainable internationalization strategies" (Roundtable Discussion)

26-29 July 2021: 26th European Conference on South Asian Studies, ECSAS 2020, Vienna, Austria
"Emotions In Exile: Insights Of A History Of Emotions Of The Tibetan Diaspora In India"

29-30 July 2020: 26th European Conference on South Asian Studies, ECSAS 2020, Vienna, Austria
"Re-assembling the Feeling Community: Insights of a History of Emotions into the early History of the Tibetan Diaspora"
[cancelled due to COVID-19]

4-8 May 2020: The Aesthetics of Religious Belonging: Asian Perspectives, University of Naples "L'Orientale", Italy [cancelled due to COVID-19]

16-21 February 2020: Winter School Global History - Challenges and Opportunities, New Delhi, India (Heidelberg Centre of Transcultural Studies, India Branch Office of the Max Weber Stiftung, German Historical Institute London)

25-28 July 2019: The Aesthetics of Religious Belonging: Asian Perspectives, University of Manchester / Cliff College, UK

7-13 July 2019: International Association for Tibetan Studies: 15th Seminar, Paris, France
"Re-assembling the Feeling Community: Insights of a History of Emotions into the early History of the Tibetan Diaspora"

10 May 2019: Spiritualität und Tourismus in Barnim und der Uckermark, Kloster Chorin, Germany
"'Treffen sich Homo Oeconomicus und Homo Sensibilis …' Emotionale Praktiken und Gefühlsgemeinschaften aus Sicht der Gefühlsgeschichte"

20-21 March 2019: Representations of Migration and Emotions of Exclusion, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
"Suffering Exclusion Willingly? Practices of Voluntary Exclusion in the Tibetan Diaspora"

14-16 February 2019: Gewalt und Religion, Arbeitskreis Geschichte-Gesellschaft-Gewalt, Gut Siggen, Germany

25-28 September 2018: 21st International Conference on the History of Concepts: Interdisciplinarity: Conceptual Explorations, University of Málaga, Spain
"Temporalising Exile: The Trans-Temporal Semantics of Concepts in the Tibetan Diasporic Community"

26 June 2018: The Aesthetics of Religious Belonging: Asian Perspectives, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Publications

  • with Erica Baffelli. "Spatio-temporal translations: Practices of in-timacy under absence." TRIPLE SPECIAL ISSUE: COVID-19 and the Transformation of Intimacy. Anthropology in Action: Journal of Applied Anthropology in Policy & Practice 28/1 (2021): 57-62.
  • "Of Testimonios and Feeling Communities: Totaram Sanadhya's Account of Indenture." Südasien-Chronik - South Asia Chronicle 6 (2016): 149-74.

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