Mount Ti-se (Kailash), Tibet
part of a monastery, Sikkim
monastery facing lake Manasarovar, Tibet

Education

Research Experience

since 06/2020
Postdoctoral Research Project, Buddhism and the Role of Gender in Sikkim: Cultural and Religious Perspectives on Current Challenges in the Himalayas
05/2020 - 01/2021
Proofreading, Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Munich, Proofreading of translations from Tibetan into German for the Tibetan Dictionary Project.
since 10/2019
Postdoctoral Research Project, A Boat by which one Enters Liberation: Imagery, Unheard Voices and Religious Networks within the Barawa Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
10/2018 - 09/2019
Postdoctoral Research Project, LMU Munich, Element water – source of life. Rituals, myths, and tradition in a Buddhist society in the Himalaya. Sponsored by the Bavarian Gender Equality Grant (BGF) and the women’s representative LMU Munich.
10/2016 - 09/2017
Postdoctoral Research Project, LMU Munich, Glorious Riceland, gateway to Tibet. Northern Sikkim in Tibetan and Western travel reports. Sponsored by the Bavarian Gender Equality Grant (BGF) and the women’s representative LMU Munich.
08/2014
Visiting Research, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok, Sikkim (India), Documentation of monasteries following the Barawa (’Ba’-ra-ba) tradition in Sikkim for dissertation project.
07/2012 - 09/2013
Co-Organisation of an International Workshop, LMU Munich, Reading Outside the Lines: A Workshop on the Intersection of Buddhist Art and Texts, September 13-15, 2013, Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies.
08/2010 - 09/2010
Proof-reading, LMU Munich, Comparison and proof-reading of Tibetan texts from the canon, DFG-project of Dr. Hiromi Habata: Die Legende vom Lebensende des Buddha: Ein Beitrag zur Überlieferungsgeschichte. Kritische Edition und Analyse der Mahāyāna-Fassung.
04/2010 - 05/2010
Visiting Research, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok, Sikkim (India), Fieldwork and Studies related to the Tibetan master Könchog Gyaltsen (dKon-mchog rgyal-mtshan, 1601-89), part of M.A.’s project.
10/2009 - 02/2010
Internship, Five Continents Museum Munich, formerly State Museum for Ethnology (Völkerkundemuseum), department southern Asia, supervisor: Dr. Wolfgang Stein.

Teaching Experience

2017/18
Lecturer for Classical Tibetan in combination with Sikkim Studies at the LMU Munich
04/2014 - 01/2015, 10/2010 - 02/2012
Tutorials in Classical Tibetan I and II at the LMU Munich