Carmen Sylvia Spiers
Postdoc / Marie Curie fellow
Carmen Spiers is a Postdoc / Marie Curie fellow at the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics.
Carmen Sylvia Spiers, after obtaining her PhD (2020) from the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris) and having lived four years in India affiliated with the French Institute of Pondicherry, is now a Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) post-doctoral fellow at the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics. Her project “His Enemies, Her Rivals: Gendered Expressions of Hostility in Ancient Indian Ritual Speech and Action, 1000 B.C.E.” (GHost) involves the edition from manuscripts of new Vedic curse hymns of the Paippalāda school of the Atharvaveda as well as a translation and study of the abhicāra or hostile ritual chapter of the Atharvaveda’s oldest ritual manual, the Kauśikasūtra.
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