Ruth Satinsky

Updated: 27.02.2014


Lausanne Switzerland


PhD candidate in the Dept. of Langues et civilisations de l’Asie du Sud, Faculty of Arts, University of Lausanne.

Ruth Satinsky received her MA in History of Religions and Sanskrit from the University of Geneva in 2010. Her native language is English, and she is fluent in French. She was teaching assistant for Sanskrit and Indian Studies at the University of Lausanne from 2010 to 2011.

She has published “Heva tupapa’u, costume et rite de deuil des ari’i tahitiens” in Asdiwal. Revue genevoise d’anthropologie et d’histoire des religions. No. 3. Geneva, 2008. Pp. 99-116 (of which a part was republished in the fascicle: Grands Textes, recueil pour les élèves, 9e, Genève, DIP, 2011 (72 p.) and Grands Textes, Documents, commentaires et parallèles, 9e, [l’Unité d’histoire des religions de l’Université de Genève, sous la direction de Philippe Borgeaud], Geneva, DIP, 2011 (92 p.)).

Forthcoming: “Some Provisional Remarks Concerning the Introduction of the Concept of Mount Meru into the Sanskrit Epics and Puranas,” to be published in Papers of the 15th World Sanskrit Conference [Section: Epics and Puranas], edited by Adam Bowles, Simon Brodbeck,  and Alf Hiltebeitel.


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