Over the years I have had the honor of presenting my views on a variety of issues on different public platforms – ranging from podcasts, lectures to academic paper presentations and discussions as well as teaching assignments. The following list provides an overview of these talks, accompanied by a brief synopsis of each of them. 


Indiens Regierung will Einfluss auf Social-Media Inhalte erhöhen. : Interview with Deutschlandfunk Kultur  ; broadcasted on 5th November, 2022.  

Zukunftsmusik. Berufschancen mit Deutsch.  Interview  for the Alumni Association of the German Department, Savitribai Phule Pune University. 

Warum bleichen Millionen Menschen ihre Haut? : Expert Interview for Deutsche Welle Nachrichten ; broadcasted on 16th October, 2021. 

Success Across Boundaries. : Expert  Interview for the Podcast Series „Success Across Boundaries“

Indien: ein Partner für den Westen? : Expert Interview for the Swiss National Television in their Foreign Affairs Magazine ; broadcasted on 7th October, 2021. 

Indien im Strudel des Autoritarismus : Expert Interview for ndPodcast Series “Teller und Rand” ; broadcasted on 8th June, 2021.  

Mediasres : Expert  Interview for Deutschlandfunk ; broadcasted on 6th May, 2021.

Was Jetzt? Plötzlich außer Kontrolle Expert Interview for the Podcast Series of Die Zeit Was Jetzt? ; broadcasted on 26th April, 2021.

Das war der Tag. Corona Lage in Indien : Expert Interview for Deutschlandradio ; broadcasted on 23rd April, 2021.

Deutsche Medien über Indien. Ein Mix aus Stereotypen : Expert  Interview for Deutschlandfunk Kultur ; broadcasted on 2nd March, 2021. 

India’s image in German News. : Expert interview on Podcast  for Goethe Institut India ; broadcasted in September, 2020.

Hautaufheller: Warum der weltweite Trend so gefährlich ist. : Expert Interview on  Podcast of Der Spiegel ; broadcasted on 26th September, 2020. 

Hindu Nationalisten auf Vormarsch: Expert  Interview on Weltspiegel Podcast of the German National Broadcaster ARD ; broadcasted on 15th December, 2019. 



Identity conflicts and Nationalism in contemporary Indian mainstream Hindi cinema: Talk at the conference Contemporary Indian Cinema: Contestations and Consolidations on 9th February, 2019 at the University of Pune, India.

Indien: Ein Jahr vor den Wahlen: Talk at German Indian Round Table on 11th October, 2018 at the invitation of the Honorary Consul General of India in Germany Mr. Andreas Lapp in Stuttgart. 

Indien: Ein Jahr vor den Wahlen: Tea talk together with Dr. Clemens Spieß at the 15th Indian Film Festival on the 20th July, 2018 in Stuttgart. 

India. A Million Renascences Now at the conference “Center and Peripheries” on the 9th April at the University of Tübingen. 

Indien und der Westen: Tea talk together with Clemens Jürgenmeyer at the 14th Indian Film Festival on the 21st July, 2017 in Stuttgart. 

Indian and German Media: A comparative analysis in the “Indian diaspora conference” on the 15th July, 2017 in Hannover. 

India: A Million mutinies now in the conference “Gesellschaften in Bewegung” on the 21st January, 2013 in Johannesburg. 

Ramayana: Ein Volksgut oder ein Monopol der Fundamentalisten in the conference “Religion als Kunst” on the 8th December, 2012 in Tübingen. 


Winter Semester 2020/21: Lecture series „Analyse des Medienwandels“ together with Prof. Dr. Susanne Marschall (for MA).

Winter Semester 2020/21: Lecture series „Bewegende Bilder, Berührende Töne: Other Stories“ together with Prof. Dr. Susanne Marschall (for MA).

Summer Semester 2020: Lecture series „Einführung in die Filmanalyse“ together with Prof. Dr. Susanne Marschall (for BA).

Summer Semester 2020: Lecture series „Erinnerungskultur und Erzählforschung“ together with Prof. Dr. Susanne Marschall and Prof. Dr. Karin Polit (for MA).

Winter Semester 2013/14: Lecture series „Einführung in die Filmanalyse“ together with Dr. Thomas Wilke (for BA).

Winter Semester 2012/13: Lecture series „Die einsame Frau“ together with Prof. Dr. Susanne Marschall (for MA).

Summer Semester 2012: Lecture series „Das erlebte Indien“ (for BA).