Prof. Dr. Nadja-Christina Schneider


I am currently professor of Gender and Media Studies for the South Asian Region (GAMS) at Humboldt University Berlin. My disciplinary background is in South Asian and Islamic Studies as well as Modern and Contemporary History. I specialize in Area Media Studies. My research interests include cultural and urban studies, mobility and gender, secularity and religion as well as new media configurations. In 2016, I was a visiting professor at Heidelberg University (Chair of Visual and Media Anthropology) and a Feodor Lynen fellow at the University of Delhi in 2015.

Research Interests
South Asia and related Diasporas; Media and Gender Studies; Cultural Studies

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Selected Publications

  • Schneider, Nadja-Christina. 2020. Tea for Interreligious Harmony? Cause Marketing as a New Field of Experimentation with Visual Secularity in India. Working Paper Series/Multiple Secularities #20.[online]
  • Schneider, Nadja-Christina and Carola Richter, eds. 2015. New Media Configurations and Socio-Cultural Dynamics in Asia and the Arab World. Baden-Baden: Nomos/Bloomsbury.
  • Schneider, Nadja-Christina. 2005. Zur Darstellung von 'Kultur' und 'kultureller Differenz' im indischen Mediensystem. Die indische Presse und die Repr√§sentation des Islams im Rahmen der Zivilrechtsdebatte, 1985-87 und 2003. Berlin: Logos.


    Nari Shakti and the Nation: 'India's New Daughters' in the Framework of Muscular Patriotism by Nadja-Christina Schneider
    “Why ‘Living Together’? Introduction, Part One by Nadja-Christina Schneider
    Kabir's Bhakti by Prof. Dr. Nadja-Christina Schneider
    Magazine of the Department for Gender and Media Studies of the South Asian Region, Humboldt University Berlin
    Imaginations, Narratives and Mediated Performances of Solidarity and Community. An Experimental Exercise in Collaborative Publishing Between Delhi and Berlin. An Introdution by the Editors
    Heritage Diplomacy by Prof. Dr. Nadja-Christina Schneider