University of Vienna, Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Principal Investigator, ERC starting grant project AyurYog
Department of East Asian Studies, University of Alberta, Associate Professor (on leave)
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) and Associate Editor of Asian Medicine.