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Religious Studies and Intercultural Theology
Theologisches Seminar, University of Heidelberg
Kisselgasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg/Germany

Fax: +49 (0) 6221-543290
Visitor's entry: Karlstraße 16 (Map)



Prof. Dr. Michael Bergunder
Phone: +49 (0) 06221/543289
Fax: +49 (0) 6221/543290


Nuran Tanriver
Phone: +49 (0) 6221/543308
Fax: +49 (0) 6221/543290
Office hours: Mon+Thu 9-11 am; Tue+Wed 11 am-1 pm

Research/Teaching Fellows

Dr. Giovanni Maltese
Tel. 06221/54-3360
Sprechstunde: n. V.

Judith Bachmann
Tel. 06221/54-3094
Sprechstunde: n. V.

Research Fellows with external funding

Sara Heinrich
(DFG-Projekt: "'Westliche' und 'Östliche Weisheit'. Der Einfluss Anna Kingsfords und Subba Rows auf die Lehren der Theosophischen Gesellschaft und die Entstehung der Secret Doctrine.")

Dr. Julian Strube
(Projekt MC7.1 "Religion and Politics" and "Church and State" im Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: The Dynamics of Transculturality")
Karl Jaspers Centre, Bergheimer Str. 58, Building 4311 Room 103, 69115 Heidelberg


Other lecturers and emeriti

PD Dr. Christian Stahmann
Friedrich-Mössner-Str. 12
79312 Emmendingen-Mundingen

Prof. Dr. Theo Sundermeier
Phone: +49 (0) 6221/54-3288;
Office: +49 (0) 6221/54-3308

Former Research Fellows

PD Dr. Martin Repp
Phone: +49 (0) 069/976518-44
Zentrum Oekumene der Evangelischen Kirche in Hessen und Nassau
Praunheimer Landstr. 206, 60488
Frankfurt am Main/Germany

Dr. Friedemann Stengel
Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für die Erforschung der Europäischen Aufklärung
Franckeplatz 1, House No. 54
06110 Halle/Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 345/5521790

Dr. Kenneth Fleming
(DFG-Projekt: "The contemporary encounter between Buddhists and Christians in Thailand.")

Dr. Jörg Haustein
(Research/Teaching Fellow 2003-2013)

Dr. Ulrike Schröder
(SFB 619 - Ritualdynamik)
Office: Hauptstraße 216, 69117 Heidelberg
Postal address: Kisselgasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg/Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 6221/54-3301

Prof. Dr. Yan Suarsana
(Research/Teaching Fellow 2014-2018)

Dr. Anna D. Quaas
(NORFACE project: "Transnational Nigerian Pentecostal churches, networks and believers in three Northern countries: a potential and potent social force")
Karlstraße 2, room 201, 69117 Heidelberg
Postal address: Kisselgasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg/Germany
Tel. +49 (0) 6221/54-3897

Dr. Heiko Frese
(DFG project "Religion, caste and nation: Cases of identity and power in the mirror of the Telugu magazines of the 19th and 20th century")