Alexandra Grieser

 

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Dr. Alexandra Grieser  -  Department of Religions and Theology -  Trinity College Dublin  -   Dublin 2, Ireland   griesera@tcd.ie  

01. 2014 -

Assistant Professor for the Theory of Religion,

Trinity College Dublin

 

07.2010 - 12. 2013

  Research Associate at Rijksuniversity Groningen (RUG), The Netherlands: Department of the Comparative and Historical Study of Religion (Prof. C.K.M. von Stuckrad)

Research Project: Aesthetics of Knowledge: The popularization of Science as a source of world-view and religion in modernity

 

04.2004 - 06.2010

  Assistant professor

Interfaculty program Study of Religion, LMU Munich, Germany

Coordinator initial phase of the Bologna process (restructuring the curriculum)

 

05.2005 

  PhD, University of Tübingen (Faculty of Cultural Studies)

Topic: “Modern Immortality. Changing patterns of religious plausibility in modernity”

(Prof. B. Gladigow/Prof. Auffarth), summa cum laude

 

04. 2002 -02. 2004 

 Lecturer Religious Studies degree programme, University of Bremen (Prof. H.G. Kippenberg);

Editorial work for “Wörterbuch der Religionen”, Kröner Verlag

 

12. 1999 -04. 2002 

 Scholarship in post-graduate research programme

 “The concept of experience in European religion and religious theory and its influence on the self-conception of non-European religions”, LMU

 

1994-1999 

 Graduate assistant: Report on the topic of “Religious Dependence” for the Commission of Enquiry of the German Parliament on “So-called sects and psychogroups” (Prof. B. Gladigow, Study of Religion, Tübingen) 

Graduate assistant: Application for funding for research programme: “Professionalization of Religion”, Religious Studies, Erfurt (Prof. Dr. J. Rüpke)

Free-lance rhetoric trainer

 

1984-1986 & 1988-1994     

University of Tübingen, Study of:

General and comparative religious studies (Allg. und vergleichende Religionswissenschaft)

General rhetoric (Allgemeine Rhetorik)

Modern German literature (German Studies) 

M.A. 1994, “sehr gut” (1,5)

 

* 23.03.1965 in Frankfurt/Main

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