Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

Since October 2017
Research assistant at GAU Göttingen

Feb/March 2017
Film/research in Mumbai and Gujarat/India; research grant from Fritz Thyssen Foundation (incl. workshops of visual anthropology taught at TISS)

Mar - Sept 2016
Lecturer at the Ruhr-University Bochum (chair Prof. Dr. Dieter Haller): various courses

Feb./Mar 2016
Lecturer at the Rhodes-University, Grahamstown/South Africa (Anthropology): Indian Ocean Ethnographies.

Nov/Dez 2015
Film/research in Johannesburg/South Africa

Fall Term 2015
Lecturer at the University of Zürich (chair Prof. Dr. Johannes Quack): Religion in India

February 2015
Defense of the PhD-Thesis with the title: Sunni Vohras in Gujarat und in den ehemaligen 'Homelands' Südafrikas. Migrationsprozesse und religiöse Praktiken einer indo-muslimischen Kaste.

October 2013
Acquisition of the state’s certificate on tertiary didactics

Oct 2012 - Oct 2017
Research assistant at Institute für Ethnologie/Münster (chair Prof. Dr. Helene Basu)

Field research in Venda/South Africa (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and University of Venda) supported by a grant from DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)

Fieldwork in Gujarat, India. December 2010 - April 2011

Fieldwork in Gujarat, India. December 2009
Fieldwork in the Eastern Cape/South Africa. March - September 2009

Fieldwork in Gujarat, Indien. September - Dezember 2008

PhD candidate in the graduate school of the cluster of excellency "Religion and Politics in Pre-Modern and Modern Cultures" at WWU Münster. PI Prof. Dr. Helene Basu

Magister degree in Ethnology with a thesis on „Ritual Buffaloe Killings in South East Asia“. Supervisor Prof. Dr. Jos Platenkamp

Study stay at the EHESS Paris (Anthropologie sociale, philosophie)

WWU Münster: Ethnologie (Social/Cultural Anthropology), Medieval History, Communication Science