Research Fellow at the Śākta Traditions research Programme, OCHS
PhD in South Asian Studies (University of Vienna), Silvia has lectured in the past at the Leopold-
Franzens-Universität in Innsbruck and at the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice. She was Research Associate at the Institut für Indologie und Zentralasienwissenschaften of the University of Leipzig,
and is currently Research Fellow at the OCHS.
Her interests focus on the Tantric religious traditions of the Śrīvidyā and of the Pāñcarātra,
specifically on the philosophical and theological doctrines expressed in the relevant South Indian
Sanskrit textual traditions. She has also translated into Italian texts from the Sanskrit narrative and
devotional literature, for editions aimed at a general readership.
Her publications include: