Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies


  • since 2018: Lecturer for Hindi language and literature at the Department for Asian and African Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2013-2017: Academic coordinator and manager of the International Max Planck Research School for Moral Economies of Modern Societies, Max Planck Institut for Human Development, Berlin
  • 2013: PhD in History at Freie Universität Berlin. Dissertation title: "Cultivating Emotions. Hindi Advice Literature in Late Colonial India"
  • 2008-2013: Predoctoral researcher at the Center for the History of Emotions, Max Planck Institut for Human Development, Berlin
  • 2007-2008: Researcher at the Department of Moden South Asian Languages and Literatures, Heidenberg University
  • 2006-2007: Freelancing as a teacher for German as a foreign language and adult education in German and abroad
  • 2005-2006: Teaching Assistant for German language and history, Kabul University, Afghanistan
  • 2001-2005: MA Studies at Hamburg University. Subjects: German Language and Literature, and South Asian Studies
  • 1998-2001: MA studies at Freie Universität Berlin. Subjects: German Literature, and South Asian Studies
  • 1978: Born in Berlin