University of Heidelberg

Staff

Head of Department

William S. Sax, Prof. Dr. Prof. Dr. William Sax
(Head of Department)
Room 130.02.21

william.sax@urz.uni-heidelberg.de
Phone: +49 6221 54-15231

Sandra Joost Sandra Joost
(Secretary's Office)
Room 130.02.20

sandra.joost@uni-heidelberg.de
Phone: +49 6221 54-15230

Professorship Representation Summer Semester 2019

Davide Torri, Dr. Dr. Davide Torri
(Professorship Representation)
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400 Room 015

davide.torri@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de
Phone: +49 6221 54-4316

Assistant Professors

Dr. Heribert Beckmann Heribert Beckmann, M.A.
(Student Advisor for focus Anthropoloy in MADESH, BA & MA SAS and BA Anthropology)
Room 130.02.18

heribert.beckmann@uni-heidelberg.de
Phone: +49 6221 54-15232
Kira Schmidt Stiedenroth, M.A. Dr. Kira Schmidt Stiedenroth
(Programm Coordinator MA Health and Society in South Asia)
Room 130.02.23

kira.schmidt.s@uni-heidelberg.de
Phone: +49 6221 54-15234

Lecturers


Rainer Kimmig, M.A.

Research Fellows

Dr. med. Ananda Samir Chopra Prof. Harish Naraindas
Dr. Sheela Saravanan Nike-Ann Schröder, M.A.
Sinjini Mukherjee, M.A.

Ph.D. candidates

Hadis Jahani Vishehsaraei, M.A. Patricia Junge, M.A.
Maitreyee Mishra, M.A. Abhimanyu Pandey, M.A.

Research Assistants


Hiwi Office Dept. Anthropology
Phone: +49 6221 54-15233

Geva Herlyn
(Department of Anthropology)
eth-hiwis@sai.uni-heidelberg.de

Vicky Kosmidis
(Department of Anthropology/ MAHASSA)
vasiliki.kosmidis@sai.uni-heidelberg.de

Torben Linnhoff
<(Department of Anthropology/ IT)
torben.linnhoff@uni-heidelberg.de

Former Faculty

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Alex Dr. Sandra Bärnreuther
Dr. Florian Besch Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius
Dr. Stefan Ecks Prof. Dr. Roland Hardenberg
Prof. Dr. Beatrix Hauser Prof. Dr. Karin Polit
Dr. Mona Schrempf Dr. Roman Sieler
Dr. Christian Strümpell Dr. Constanze Weigl-Jäger
Dr. des. Jens M. Zickgraf Dr. Eva Ambos
Dr. Ferdinand Okwaro Dr. Johannes Quack
Last modified 19th June, 2019


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Latest publications
Occasional Paper Series

Heidelberg Ethnology

Richard Fox

All papers viewable here.

Article

Becoming like money: Proximity and the social aesthetics of “moneyness”

Jens M. Zickgraf

HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 7(1), 303–326.

Monograph

Lethal Spots, Vital Secrets: Medicine and Martial Arts in South India

Roman Sieler

For further information, please see here.

Article

Patient Agency Revisited: "Healing the Hidden" in South India.

Roman Sieler

Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 28: 323-341.

Special edition

Modern Asian Studies

Volume 48 - Issue 05 - September 2014

Click here to view the contents.

Collected edition

Asymmetrical Conversations

Contestations, Circumventions, and the Blurring of Therapeutic Boundaries

Epistemologies of Healing, Vol. 14, edited by Harish Naraindas, Johannes Quack, and William S. Sax, New York 2014.
At the UB: click here.

Articles

The anthropology of neoliberal India: An introduction.

Daniel Münster and Christian Strümpell

The politics of dispossession in an Odishan steel town

Christian Strümpell

Both in Contributions to Indian Sociology 48 (Feb. 2014).

Article

Ritual Healing and Mental Health in India.

William Sax

Transcult Psychiatry (Feb. 2014).

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