Katharina LIMACHER

B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Teaching Fellow






Since December 2018, Katharina Limacher is a postdoctoral researcher at the Research Centre "Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society." Since 2019, she is also a Teaching Fellow at the Department of Religious Studies. Katharina holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies (2018) from the University of Lucerne in Switzerland, where she also completed her Bachelor’s (2007) and Master’s degree (2009) in Sociology. Previous to her appointment at the Research Centre, she conducted research at the universities of Berne and Lucerne in Switzerland and the Istituto Svizzero di Roma in Italy. Her current research interests comprise Hinduism in Europe, sociology of religion, research on religious youth, as well as topics at the intersection of politics and religion.