Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta, Associate Professor
University of Vienna, Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Principal Investigator, ERC starting grant project AyurYog 2015-2020
Dagmar Wujastyk is an indologist specialized in the history and literature of classical Indian medicine (Ayurveda), iatrochemistry (rasaśāstra), and yoga and South Asian history. Her publications include Modern and Global Ayurveda - Pluralism and Paradigms (SUNY Press) and Well-mannered medicine. Medical Ethics and Etiquette in the Sanskrit Medical Classics (OUP NY). She is the editor of a special volume of Asiatische Studien/ Études Asiatiques, entitled "Histories of Mercury in Medicine across Asia and beyond" (Vol. 69, 4, 2015), of a special volume of HSSA, entititled "Transmutations" (co-edited with C. Barois and S. Newcombe) and Associate Editor of Asian Medicine.