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Christoph Cyranski, M.A.


Christoph Cyranski, M.A.


  • GPTS Student


Über Christoph Cyranski

Christoph Cyranski studied Anthropology, Psychology and Religious Studies at the Universities of Munich and Heidelberg. He received his M.A. from Heidelberg University in July 2008. In his M.A. thesis he analyzed the local use of Siddha medicine in south India in the context of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. Since September 2008, Christoph Cyranski is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the South Asia Institute Heidelberg and member of the research projects 'Asymmetrical translations: Mind and body in European and Indian medicine' and 'Making India a global healthcare destination: A social study of high-tech hospitals and neo-oriental spas' at the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context' at Heidelberg University. His dissertation investigates transformations of Ayurvedic practice through intercultural encounters in a south Indian Ayurvedic health resort.