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Edited volumes

In preparation

with Polit, Karin. Ritual and Youth in South Asia.

2017

Special Section 'In Conversation': "Heritage Dynamics in Times of Crisis". Journal of Material Religion. The Journal of Objects, Art and Belief.  With contributions by Katharina Weiler, Marlène Harles & Sheelasha Rajbhandari, Axel Michaels & Manik Bajracharya, Davide Torri: 377-390 (DOI:10.1080/17432200.2017.1335057)

2016

December - with Tina Schilbach: special issue entitled "Mind the Gap". Thinking about in-Between Spaces in Delhi and Shanghai. City, Culture and Society 7(4), ISSN 1877-9166 (doi:10.1016/j.ccs.2016.03.003)

2015

With Sumathi Ramaswamy, Yousuf Saeed (eds.). Visual Homes, Image Worlds. Essays from Tasveer Ghar, the House of Pictures. Delhi: Yoda Press.

2014 

with Yousuf Saeed. South Asia's Islamic Shrines and Transcultural Visuality. Ten multimedia essays published on the Online Platform The Visual Pilgrim. Mapping Popular Visuality and Devotional Media (Heidelberg Research Architecturehttp://www.asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de/en/newsevents/news/detail/m/new-online-publication-on-islamic-shrines.html)

  • see also here, South Asia Institute Newsletter 5, 2014, for a short report on Visual Pilgrim

2013

Edited with Axel Michaels and Paula Schrode. Ritual und Ritualdynamik. Schlüsselbegriffe, Theorien, Diskussionen. Göttingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht/UTB Verlag

2011

With Roland Wenzlhuemer (eds.). Transcultural Turbulences. Interdisciplinary Explorations of Flows of Images and Media. Vienna, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag (download volume here).

With Karin Polit (eds.). Ritual and MediaWiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag (Section II of the Volume Reflexivity, Media and Visuality in the IV-Volume Series Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual).

With Karin Polit (eds.). Ritual, Heritage and Identity. The Politics of Culture and Performance in a Globalised World. New Delhi: Routledge.  

  • for a review by Ryan LaMothe, see here

2010

With Ute Hüsken (eds.). Ritual Matters. The Dynamics of Change and Stability. New Delhi: Routledge.

2006

With Ravi Ahuja (eds.). Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata. Annäherungen an Megastädte in Indien. [Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata: Approaches to Indian Megacities], Heidelberg: Draupadi Verlag.

With Urmila Goel (eds.). Masala.de. Menschen aus Südasien in Deutschland. [Masala.de. People from South Asia in Germany]. Heidelberg: Draupadi Verlag.

1999

With Melissa Butcher (eds.). Image Journeys. Audio-visual media and cultural change in India. New Delhi/London/Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

  • "Diaspora, Cybershrines, and the Woman's Question in Media". Review in Gender, Technology and Development, July 2001 5(2): 289-298

2008-2010

editor of an online-journal on popular visual culture in Asia. In collaboration with Tasveer Ghar/House of Pictures and Savifa, the information gateway for South Asian Studies. [weblink