2015. Lethal Spots, Vital Secrets. Medicine and Martial Arts in South India. New York: Oxford University Press. Abstract


2014. Patient Agency Revisited: “Healing the Hidden” in South India. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 28(3): 323–341. Abstract and Full Text

2013. From Lineage Transmission to Transnational Distance Education: The Case of Siddha Varmam Medicine. Theme Issue, “Transnational Health in Asia: Patients, Knowledge, Praxis,”; European Journal of Transnational Studies 5(1): 112-143. Abstract and Full Text

2012. Kalari and Vaittiyacalai: Medicine and Martial Arts Intertwined. Theme issue, “Cultivating Perfection and Longevity in Asian Traditions,” Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity 7(1): 164-195. Abstract and Full Text



2007. mit Peter Eppler. Water and Sanitation Baseline Survey in Three Villages of Karaikal District, Pondicherry. In: Tsunami Reconstruction Initiatives Program Publication Vol. 1. Swiss Red Cross, Pondicherry, India.

2006. “Unberührbare Körper” – Ethnologische Überlegungen zu Kaste und Embodiment. Health and Society in South Asia Series, no. 1. Universität Heidelberg.

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