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Dr. Philipp André Maas

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Academic Curriculum Vitae

Degrees and Studies

  • 5 May 2004: Dr. phil., University of Bonn. Title of the dissertation: “Samādhipāda. Das erste Kapitel des Pātañjalayogaśāstra zum ersten Mal kritisch ediert”. [Samādhipāda. The first chapter of the Pātañjalayogaśāstra for the first time critically edited.] Dissertation: egregia (outstanding); viva voce: summa cum laude (with greatest praise). Supervisors: Professor Dr. Claus Vogel and Professor Dr. Albrecht Wezler.
  • 1 November 1997 – 4 May 2004: Graduate studies at the University of Bonn. Subjects: Indology, Comparative Religious Studies and Tibetology.
  • 29 October 1997: “Master of Arts”, University of Bonn. Subjects: Indology, Comparative Religious Studies and Tibetology. Aggregate mark: excellent (1,4). Title of the thesis: “Die Grundlagen der Yoga-Psychologie vor dem Hintergrund des Samādhipāda im Pātañjalayogaśāstravivaraṇa”. [The principles of Yoga psychology on the backdrop of the Samādhipāda of the Pātañjalayogaśāstravivaraṇa.]
  • 1 April 1988 – 28 October 1997: Study of Indology, Comparative Religious Studies, Philosophy and Tibetology at the University of Bonn, Germany.

Employment

    • 1 July 2016 - present: Full-time post-doc researcher in the DFG Project: "Digitale kritische Edition des Nyāyabhāṣya"  at the Institute for South and Central Asian Studies, University of Leipzig
    • 1 October 2010 – 30 June 2016: Universitätsassistent (assistant professor) at the Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, University of Vienna, Austria
    • 1 August 2007 – 30.09.2010: Full-time post-doc researcher in FWF Project P19866–G15 “Philosophy and Medicine in Early Classical India II” at the Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, University of Vienna
    • 1 October 2004 – 31 July 2007: Full-time post-doc researcher in FWF Project P17300-GO3 “Philosophy and Medicine in Early Classical India” at the Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
    • 1 April 2001 – 30 September 2004: Research assistant at the Indological Institute, University of Bonn, Germany
    • 1 November 1997 – 31 March 2001: Graduate assistant at the Indological Institute, University of Bonn, Germany
    • 1 August 1992 – 31 July 1996: Student assistant at the Indological Institute, University of Bonn, Germany

    Other Academic Activities

    • 2015: Conception and organization of the thematic panel “The Carakasaṃhitā as a Mirror of South Asian Cultural History” at the 16th World Sanskrit Conference, Bangkok. Together with Karin Preisendanz.
    • 2013: Conception and organization of the thematic panel “Adaptive Reuse of Text Ideas and Images” at the 32nd Deutscher Orientalistentag, Münster. Together with Elisa Freschi.
    • 2013: Conception and organization of the conference “Yoga in Transformation: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on a Global Phenomenon”. September 19-21 2013, University of Vienna. Together with Karl Baier and Karin Preisendanz.
    • 2011: Conception and organization of the workshop “Information Technologies and Innovation in Sanskrit Based Indian Studies”, University of Vienna, Department for South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies. Together with Karin Preisendanz.
    • 2011: Reviewer of an application to the Standard Research Grants Program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
    • 2007, 2008: Referee for the International Journal of Hindu Studies.
    • 2007: Conception and organization of the thematic panel “Textgenealogie, Textkritik und Editionstechnik” at the 30st Deutscher Orientalistentag, Freiburg i.Br. Together with Jürgen Hanneder.
    • 1999 – 2001: Students’ representative in the committee for the appointment of a full professor in Indology at the University of Bonn.

    Membership

    • 2014 –2015: Member of the International Association of Buddhist Studies.
    • 2013 –: Member of the International Association of Sanskrit Studies.
    • 2013 –: Member of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft.
    • 2009 –: Member of the “Historical Sourcebooks in Classical Indian Thought” project, convened by Prof. Sheldon Pollock, to be published by Columbia University Press.
    • 2005 –: Member of the research group “South Asian Medicine” of the British Academy’s Society for South Asian Studies.

    Publikationen

    a) Authored Book

    • 2006 Samādhipāda. Das erste Kapitel des Pātañjalayogaśāstra zum ersten Mal kritisch ediert. (Samādhipāda. The First Chapter of the Pātañjalayogaśās¬tra for the First Time Critically Edited). Aachen: Shaker, 2006 (Studia Indologica Universitatis Halensis) (Geisteskultur Indiens. Texte und Stu¬dien 9).   

    b) Edited Books

    • 2017 Together with Elisa Freschi. Adaptive Reuse: Aspects of Creativity in South Asian Cultural History. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2017 (Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 101).
    • 2009 Guest editor, together with Jürgen Hanneder, Text Genealogy, Textual Criticism and Editorial Technique = Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens 52-53 (2009-2010).

    c) Book Chapters

    • 2017c On the Meaning of Rasāyana in Classical Yoga and Ayurveda. History of Science in South Asia 5.2 (2017), p. 66–84.
    • 2017b From Theory to Poetry: The Reuse of Patañjali’s Yogaśāstra in Māgha’s Śiśupālavadha. In: Elisa Freschi and Philipp A. Maas (eds.), Adaptive Reuse: Aspects of Creativity in South Asian Cultural History. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2017 (Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 101). p. 29–62.
    • 2017a Together with Elisa Freschi. Introduction. In: Elisa Freschi and Philipp A. Maas (eds.), Adaptive Reuse: Aspects of Creativity in South Asian Cultural History. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2017 (Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 101). p. 11–24.
    • 2014 Der Yogi und sein Heilsweg im Yoga des Patañjali. In: Karin Steiner (ed.), Wege zum Heil(igen): Sakralität und Sakralisierung in hinduistischen Traditionen? Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2014, p. 65-90.
    • 2013b A Concise Historiography of Classical Yoga Philosophy, in: Eli Franco (ed.), Periodization and Historiography of Indian Philosophy. Vienna: Sammlung de Nobili, Institut für Südasien-, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde der Universität Wien, 2013 (Publications of the De Nobili Research Library, 37), p. 53-90.
    • 2013a On What to Do With a Stemma – Towards a Critical Edition of Carakasaṃhitā Vimānasthāna 8. In: Dominik Wujastyk, Anthony Cerulli, Karin Preisendanz (eds.), Medical Texts and Manuscripts in Indian Cultural History. New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2013, p. 29-61. Second, thoroughly corrected and revised edition of 2009b.
    • 2010d Computer Aided Stemmatics. The Case of Fifty-Two Text Versions of Carakasaṃhitā Vimānasthāna 8.67-157. In: Jürgen Hanneder and Philipp A. Maas (guest eds.), Text Genealogy, Textual Criticism and Editorial Tech¬nique = Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens 52-53 (2009-2010), p. 63-119.
    • 2010c On the Written Transmission of the Pātañjalayogaśāstra. In: Johannes Bronkhorst and Karin Preisendanz (eds.): From Vasubandhu to Caitanya. Studies in Indian Philosophy and its Textual History. Delhi etc.: Motilal Banarsidass, 2010 (Papers of the 12th World Sanskrit Conference 10.1), p. 157-172.
    • 2010a Valid Knowledge and Belief in Classical Sāṅkhya Yoga. In: Piotr Balcerowicz (ed.), Logic and Belief in Indian Philosophy. Delhi etc.: Motilal Banarsidass, 2010 (Warsaw Indological Studies 3), p. 371-380.
    • 2009a The So-called Yoga of Suppression in the Pātañjala Yogaśāstra. In: Eli Franco (ed.) in collaboration with Dagmar Eigner, Yogic Perception, Meditation, and Altered States of Consciousness. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2009 (Sitzungsberichte der phil.-hist. Klasse 794 = Beiträge zur Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens 64), p. 263-282.
    • 2008c A Phylogenetic Approach to the Transmission of the Tibetan Kanjur — The Akṣayamatinirdeśa Revisited. In: Dragomir Dimitrov et al. (eds.), Bauddhasāhityastabakāvalī. Essays and Studies on Buddhist Sanskrit Lite-rature. Dedicated to Claus Vogel by Colleagues, Students, and Friends. Marburg: Indica et Tibetica (Indica et Tibetica 36), p. 229-243.
    • 2008b ‘Descent with Modification’: The Opening of the Pātañjalayogaśāstra. In: Walter Slaje (ed.), with a Preface by Edwin Gerow, Śāstrārambha. Inquiries into the Preamble in Sanskrit. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz (Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 62), p. 97-119.

    d) Articles in Journals

    • 2015 On Discourses of Dharma and the Pañcatantra. Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens 55 (2013-2014), p. 5-31.
    • 2011 On the Position of Classical Āyurveda in South Asian Intellectual History According to Global Ayurveda and Modern Research. Horizons: Seoul Journal of Humanities 2,1 (2011), p. 113-126.
    • 2010b On What Became of the Carakasaṃhitā After Dṛḍhabala’s Revision. eJournal of Indian Medicine 3.1 (2010), p. 1-22.
    • 2009b Towards a Critical Edition of the Carakasaṃhitā Vimānasthāna — First Results. Indian Journal of History of Science 44.2 (2009), p. 163-185.
    • 2008a The Concepts of the Human Body and Disease in Classical Yoga and Āyurveda. Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens 51 (2007/2008), p. 125-162.
    • 2003 Zur Stellung zweier Handschriften des tibetischen Akṣayamatinirdeśasūtra aus Mustang innerhalb der kanonischen Überlieferung. Zentralasiatische Studien 32 (2003), p. 11-34.

    e) Catalogue Entries

    • 2012c Volume 17 mdo bsde, dza Acc. No. 20.483, in: Helmut Eimer (ed.): A Catalogue of the Kanjur Fragment from Bathang Kept in the Newark Museum. Wien: Arbeitskreis für tibetische und buddhistische Studien der Universität Wien, 2012 (Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde 75), p. 76-85.
    • 2012b (together with Helmut Eimer) Volume 11 mdo bsde, ta Acc. No. 20.488, in: Helmut Eimer (ed.): A Catalogue of the Kanjur Fragment from Bathang Kept in the Newark Museum. Wien: Arbeitskreis für tibetische und buddhistische Studien der Universität Wien, 2012 (Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde 75), p. 34-37.
    • 2012a Volume 10 mdo bsde, ja Acc. No. 20.491, in: Helmut Eimer (ed.): A Catalogue of the Kanjur Fragment from Bathang Kept in the Newark Museum. Wien: Arbeitskreis für tibetische und buddhistische Studien der Univer¬sität Wien, 2012 (Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde 75), p. 21-34.

    f) Edited Book Submitted for Publication / in Print

    • 2016 together with Elisa Freschi. Adaptive Reuse: Aspects of Creativity in South Asian Cultural History. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2016 (Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes #). 371 p.

    g) Articles and Book Chapters Submitted for Publication / in Print

    • 2016 Together with mit Elisa Freschi. “Introduction”. In: Elisa Freschi and Philipp A. Maas (eds.), Adaptive Reuse: Aspects of Creativity in South Asian Cultural History. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2016. p. 11-24.
    • 2016 “From Theory to Poetry: The Reuse of Patañjali’s Yoga in Māgha’s Śiśupālavadha”. In: Elisa Freschi and Philipp A. Maas (eds.), Adaptive Reuse: Aspects of Creativity in South Asian Cultural History. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2016. p. 27-60.
    • 2016 “Efficacy Matters: Human Sacrifice, Karma and Asceticism in Jantu’s Tale of the Mahābhārata”. In: Marcus Schmücker and Sven Sellmer (eds.), Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication in Indian Traditions. Vienna 2016. Ca. 28 p.
    • 2016 Together with Noémie Verdon. “On the Hermeneutics of Yoga in al-Bīrūnī’s Kitāb Pātanğal”. In: Karl Baier, Philipp A. Maas and Karin Preisendanz (eds.), Yoga in Transformation. Vienna 2016. 47 p.
    • 2016 “Indian Medicine and Ayurveda”. In: Alexander Jones, Liba Taub (eds.), The Cambridge History of Science. Vol. 1. Ancient Sciences. Cambridge etc.: Cambridge Univerity Press, 2016. Ca 20 p.
    • 2016 “‘sthirasukham āsanam’ – Posture and Performance in Classical Yoga and Beyond”. In: Karl Baier, Philipp A. Maas and Karin Preisendanz (eds.), Yoga in Transformation. Vienna 2016. 60 p.

    h) Authored Book in Preparation

    • 2016 together with Karin Preisendanz and Cristina Pecchia. Philosophy and Medicine in Early Classical India. The Carakasaṃhitā Vimānasthāna 8 for the first time critically edited [working title]. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2016. (Two volumes, ca. 600 p.)

     i) Edited Book in Preparation

    • 2016 together with Karl Baier and Karin Preisendanz. Yoga in Transformation. [working title]. Vienna: Vienna University Press, 2016 (ca. 500 p.).

    j) Public Relation and Mass Media Interviews

    • 14 June 2015: Participation in the teaching format “Flanieren durch die Wissenschaft” with a question time on “Was Sie schon immer über Yoga wissen wollten” [Everything you always wanted to know about Yoga].
    • 28.1.2014 19:30-20:15 h 29.1.2014 0:45-1:30 h, and 9:30-10:15 h: TV appearance (ca. 3:50 min.) in the documentary “Yoga in Transformation – Ein Symposium in Wien” with a summary of the lecture “On Postures in the Pātañjala Yogaśāstra” in a German synchronised version on the German TV-station BR-Alpha; see tinyurl.com/jcjspee.
    • 21 September 2013: Live Radio Interview with “RadioEins,” Berlin, on the conference “Yoga in Transformation”.
    • 13 September 2013: Interview with “Die Presse am Sonntag,” Austria, on the conference “Yoga in Transformation”.
    • 13 October 2011: Interview with the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung” on the critical edition of Carakasaṃhitā Vimānasthāna 8.
    • 12 October 2011: Interview with the radio station “Österreich 1”, Radiokolleg Mantra.

      letzte Änderung: 04.09.2018 

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