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Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

Tancredi Padova

Tancredi Padova, M.A.

  • Teaching and Research Assistant Indian Studies
  • PhD-Candidate
+41 44 634 24 28
Room number
RAA H-19

Academic Biography

Since 2021
Research Assistant and PhD Researcher at the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, Department of Indian Studies, UZH.
PhD project title: TBA

July 2020
MA in History and Oriental Studies, specialization in Indology at Bologna University.
Dissertation title: Il Madhurāvijaya di Gaṅgādevī. Una traduzione dal sanscrito all'italiano con introduzione critica, appendici e note.

November 2016
BA in Languages Markets and Cultures of Asia, specialization in Sinology at Bologna University.

Research Interests

Indian philosophy (in particular Nyāya and Navyanyāya), Indian intellectual history (in particular in the Early Modern Period), Sanskrit and vernacular kāvya literature, Indian epigraphy and paleography, Carnatic music and musicology.

Research projects

"Textual borrowing as a narrative device in Sanskrit biographic-historical Kāvya: 12th century Gujarat to 18th century South India"

"Commentarial Traditions of Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Didactic Texts in Colonial India"


Sanskrit Revision Course - "Principles of Pāṇini's grammar" (Spring term 2023)