Friederike Grenner

Friederike Grenner, Dr.

Teaching Fellow Indian Studies

Administrative Assistant

Phone: +41 44 634 38 12

Room number: RAA G-31c

friederike.grenner@aoi.uzh.ch


CV

2020
Ernst Waldschmidt Prize
2019 Dissertation "Śakti-Pīhas – The Sacred Sites of the Goddess in India"
since 2016 Teaching Fellow at the Department of Indian Studies, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich
2014-2016 Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of Indian Studies, University of Zurich
since 2015 Administrative Assistant at the Department of Indian Studies, University of Zurich
since 2014 PhD-Student at the Department of Indian Studies, University of Zurich
2008-2012

Research Fellow at the Institute of the South Asian Languages and Cultures, Free University of Berlin

2008-2012 German Research Foundation (DFG) Project Support
2007 M.A. Indische Philologie und Religionswissenschaft [Indian Philology and Science of Religion], Free University of Berlin

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Hinduism
  • Goddess Worship
  • Sacred Geography
  • Hindi Literature
  • Epic-Purāṇic Literature
  • Interdependence between Sanskrit and Vernacular Literatures 
  • Tantric Philosophy and Practice
  • Sikhism

PhD-Project

Śakti-Pīṭhas – The Sacred Sites of the Goddess in India

Publications

Chili, Chai, Chapati. Geschichten aus Indien, hrsg. von Friederike Grenner, Jürgen Neuß und Anna Petersdorf, Klagenfurt: 2011.

Rezension: Kämpchen, M. (Hg.), Aus dem Gurū Granth Sāhib und anderen heiligen Schriften der Sikhs, in: Orientalistische Literaturzeitung, Band 111, Heft 1, de Gruyter: Berlin 2016, S. 69–71. 

Courses

  • Hindi-Sprachkurs 1 und 2 [Hindi Language Course]
  • Hindi-Lektüre: Zeitungen und Zeitschriften [Hindi Newspapers and Journals]
  • Hindi-Lektüre: Kurzgeschichten [Hindi Short Stories]
  • Hindi-Lektüre: Romanliteratur [Hindi Novels]
  • Erstellung einer Anthologie moderner Hindi-Kurzgeschichten [Compiling an Anthology of Modern Hindi Short Stories]
  • Weibliche Gottheiten im Hinduismus [Female Deities in Hinduism]