• Interreligious Dialogue
  • Asian religions, especially Hinduism and Jainism
  • Christianity/ Catholicism
  • Cultural diplomacy/ religious diplomacy
  • Art and religion



I am researching interreligious communication with a focus on Christianity and Indian religions. I am based at the Institute for Religious Studies and Inter-Faith Theology at the University of Münster/ Germany.


Current Research:


Dialogue and Diplomacy

From 2019–2022 I am analysing the contribution of the Vatican and the World Council of Churches to Hindu-Christian relations. My project is is funded by the German Research Foundation.


Bahubali and St. Francis

I am exploring the biographical narratives of Bahubali and St Francis to discuss Jain and Christian approaches to non-violence and ecology.


Interreligious Art

How can we think about interreligious art, and what are the potential benefits and pitfalls of seeking to facilitate learning processes through interreligious art works and exhibitions?