Xenia Zeiler

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    Research areas

  • 6160 Other humanities - Digital Culture Asia, South Asian Studies, Digital Religion, Video Game Research, (Global) Digital Humanities, Tantric Studies, Communication and Media Studies Asia

Description of research and teaching

Xenia Zeiler's research and teaching are situated at the intersection of digital media, culture and society, specifically as related to India and the global Indian community. Her research foci are video games and gaming in India, digital religion (especially Hinduism), global Hinduism, and Tantric traditions. She also researches and teaches aspects of (Global) Digital Humanities and popular culture, especially as related to India.

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Curriculum Vitae

Since 2014, Xenia Zeiler is tenure track Professor of South Asian Studies at the Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki.

Highlighted publications

  1. Internet, Hinduism on

    Zeiler, X., 2019, Encyclopedia of Indian Religions. Hinduism. Springer Reference

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia / dictionaryScientificpeer-review

  2. Mediatized Religion in Asia. Interrelations of Media, Culture and Society beyond the "West"

    Zeiler, X., 2019, Mediatized Religion in Asia. Studies on Digital Media and Religion. Routledge, p. 3-15

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. Mediatized Religion in Asia. Studies on Digital Media and Religion

    Radde-Antweiler, K. (ed.) & Zeiler, X. (ed.), 2019, Routledge. 232 p. (Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  4. Yantra

    Zeiler, X., 2019, Encyclopedia of Indian Religions. Hinduism. Springer Reference

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia / dictionaryScientificpeer-review

  5. Ascribing Meaning to the Semantic Field “Sacred” in Academic Research and Current Journalism

    Zeiler, X. & Stander-Dulisch, J., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture. 7, 3, p. 261–268 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  6. Digital Journalistic Uses of the Terms “Sacred” and “Trivial”: Online Press Releases on Portrayals of Hindu Deities in the USA

    Zeiler, X., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture. 7, 3, p. 300–319 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  7. Introduction to the Special Issue on Journalism, Media and Religion: How News Media Ascribe Meanings to the Terms “Sacred”, “Secular” and “Authority”

    Radde-Antweiler, K. (ed.) & Zeiler, X. (ed.), Dec 2018, 3 ed. Brill . 8 p. (Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture; vol. 7, no. 3)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  8. Video Game Development In Asia: Voices From The Field

    Grieve, G. P. (ed.), Radde-Antweiler, K. (ed.), Zeiler, X. (ed.) & Helland, C. (ed.), Dec 2018, Gamevironments. (Gamenvironments; no. 8)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  9. Video Game Development In Asia: Voices From The Field

    Grieve, G. P., Radde-Antweiler, K., Zeiler, X. & Helland, C., Dec 2018, In : Gamevironments. 8, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  10. Durga Puja pop-up näyttely

    Zeiler, X., Wessman, A. & Vainonen, P., Oct 2018

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproduction

  11. Coding comments on gaming videos: YouTube Let’s Plays, Asian games, and Buddhist and Hindu religions

    Zeiler, X., 2018, Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion. Šisler, V., Radde-Antweiler, K. & Zeiler, X. (eds.). Routledge, p. 189-204 16 p. (Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  12. Durgā Pūjā Committees: Community Origin and Transformed Mediatized Practices Employing Social Media

    Zeiler, X., 2018, Nine Nights of the Goddess: The Navaratri Festival in South Asia. Simmons, C., Sen, M. & Rodrigues, H. (eds.). Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, p. 121-138 18 p. (SUNY series in Hindu Studies).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  13. Indian TV Soaps and Gender Roles: Hindu Widows in Historical Texts and Contemporary TV Serials

    Zeiler, X., 2018, Religion and Technology in India: Spaces, Practices and Authorities. Jacobsen, K. A. & Myrvold, K. (eds.). Routledge, 5. (Routledge South Asian Religion Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  14. Interview with Avichal Singh, Founder and Game Designer of Nodding Heads Games

    Zeiler, X., 2018, In : Gamevironments. 8

    Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesProfessional

  15. Interview with Avinash Kumar, Creative Director & Co-Founder, Quicksand Design Studio

    Zeiler, X., 2018, In : Gamevironments. 8

    Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesProfessional

  16. Interview with Satyajit Chakraborty, Founder of Flying Robot Studios, Kolkata

    Zeiler, X., 2018, In : Gamevironments. 8, p. 10-14 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesProfessional

  17. Interview with Zainuddeen Fahadh, Founder of Ogre Head Studio

    Zeiler, X., 2018, In : Gamevironments. 8, p. 31-37 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesProfessional

  18. Level up: Methods for studying video games and religion

    Zeiler, X., 2018, Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion. Routledge, p. 3-14 12 p. (Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword / postscriptScientificpeer-review

  19. Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion

    Šisler, V. (ed.), Radde-Antweiler, K. (ed.) & Zeiler, X. (ed.), 2018, Routledge. 222 p. (Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  20. Researching Let’s Play gaming videos as gamevironments

    Zeiler, X., 2018, Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 3rd Conference Helsinki, Finland, March 7-9, 2018. Mäkelä, E., Tolonen, M. & Touminen, J. (eds.). Helsinki: University of Helsinki, p. 334-340 7 p. (Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries; no. 3).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  21. Indian Video Games and Cultural Heritage

    Zeiler, X., 2017, Research on India in Finland: Past, Present, Future. Zeiler, X. (ed.). Helsinki: Embassy of India, Helsinki, p. 85-94 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  22. Interview with Joonas Laakso, Executive Producer at Next Games Oy, Finland

    Zeiler, X. & Radde-Antweiler, K., 2017, In : Gamevironments. 7, p. 94-101 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  23. Introduction: Research on India in Finland. Past, Present and Future of Social Sciences and Humanities based Studies

    Zeiler, X., 2017, Research on India in Finland: Past, Present, Future. Zeiler, X. (ed.). Helsinki: Embassy of India, Helsinki, p. 3-9 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  24. Research on India in Finland. Past, Present, Future

    Zeiler, X. (ed.), 2017, Helsinki: Embassy of India, Helsinki. 167 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientific

  25. Video Game Development in Asia. A Research Project on Cultural Heritage and National Identity

    Grieve, G. P., Helland, C., Radde-Antweiler, K. & Zeiler, X., 2017, In : Gamevironments. 7, p. 102-115 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  26. Video Games Around the World. A Review

    Zeiler, X., 2017, In : Gamevironments. 7, p. 87-93 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientificpeer-review

  27. Interview with Ricardo Ruiz from 3Ecologias

    Radde-Antweiler, K. & Zeiler, X., 2016, In : Gamevironments. 4, p. 127-139 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  28. Interview with Shailesh Prabhu, Indian Game Designer

    Zeiler, X. & Radde-Antweiler, K., 2016, In : Gamevironments. 4, p. 120-126 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  29. Michaels, Axel: Śiva in Trouble. Festivals and Rituals at the Paśupatinātha Temple of Deopatan (Nepal). Oxford / New York: Oxford University Press. [Book review]

    Zeiler, X., 2016, In : Orientalistische Literaturzeitung. 111, 3, p. 273-275 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  30. The Indian Indie Game Development Scene: History and Cultural Heritage as Game Themes

    Zeiler, X., 2016, In : Gamevironments. 5, p. 257-263 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  31. Current Key Perspectives in Video Gaming and Religion: Special Issue of Gamevironments

    Grieve, G. (ed.), Radde-Antweiler, K. (ed.) & Zeiler, X. (ed.), 2015, 3 ed. Bremen: University of Bremen. 138 p. (Gamevironments; no. 3)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  32. Current Key Perspectives in Video Gaming and Religion: Theses by Xenia Zeiler

    Zeiler, X., 2015, In : Gamevironments. 3, p. 53-60 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  33. Delhi-Sultanat

    Zeiler, X. & Popp, S., 2015, Lexikon zur Überseegeschichte: Herausgegeben von Hermann Hiery im auftrag der gesellschaft für Überseegeschichte. Hiery, H. (ed.). Stuttgart: FRANZ STEINER VERLAG GMBH

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  34. Gaming Religionworlds: Why Religious Studies Should Pay Attention to Religion in Gaming

    Campbell, H. A., Wagner, R., Luft, S., Gregory, R., Grieve, G. P. & Zeiler, X., 2015, In : Journal of the American Academy of Religion. 84, 3, p. 641-664 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  35. IASGAR: The new International Academy for the Study of Gaming and Religion: Network Founding Report

    Zeiler, X., 2015, In : Gamevironments. #2 (2015), p. 156-158 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  36. Introduction: Introduction to Special Issue "Current Key Perspectives in Video Gaming and Religion"

    Grieve, G. P., Radde-Antweiler, K. & Zeiler, X., 2015, In : Gamevironments. 3, p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  37. James McHugh, Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture [Book review]

    Zeiler, X., 2015, In : International Journal of Hindu Studies. 19, 3, p. 350-352 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  38. Methods for Analyzing Let’s Plays: Context Analysis for Gaming Videos on YouTube

    Radde-Antweiler, K. & Zeiler, X., 2015, In : Gamevironments. 2, p. 100-139 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  39. Yantras as Objects of Worship in Hindu and Tantric Traditions: Materiality, Aesthetics, and Practice

    Zeiler, X., 2015, Objects of Worship in South Asian Religions: Forms, Practices, and Meanings. Jacobsen, K. A., Aktor, M. & Myrvold, K. (eds.). London / New York: Routledge, p. 67-84

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  40. Ethno-Indology Expanded: Researching Mediatized Religions in South Asia

    Zeiler, X., 2014, Banāras Revisited. Scholarly Pilgrimages to the City of Light. Keul, I. (ed.). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, p. 173-190 (Ethno-Indology; vol. 14).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  41. The Global Mediatization of Hinduism through Digital Games: Representation versus Simulation in Hanuman: Boy Warrior

    Zeiler, X., 2014, Playing with Religion in Digital Games. Campbell, H. A. & Grieve, G. P. (eds.). Bloomington / Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, p. 66-87 (Digital Game Studies).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  42. Video Gaming, Let’s Plays, and Religion: The Relevance of Researching gamevironments

    Radde-Antweiler, K., Waltemathe, M. & Zeiler, X., 2014, In : Gamevironments. 1, 1 (Inaugural Issue), p. 1-36 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  43. Benevolent Bulls and Baleful Buffalos. Male Bovines versus the ‘Holy Cow’ in Hinduism

    Zeiler, X., 2013, Animals as Religious Subjects: Transdisciplinary Perspectives. Deane-Drummond, C., Artinian-Kaiser, R. & Clough, D. L. (eds.). London/New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, p. 125-148

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  44. Dark Shades of Power: The Crow in Hindu and Tantra Religious Traditions

    Zeiler, X., 2013, In : Religions of South Asia. 7, 1-3, p. 212-229 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  45. Dark Shades of Power. The Crow in Hindu and Tantra Religious Traditions

    Zeiler, X., 2013, Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts. Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore. Sheffield/Bristol: Equinox Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  46. Gender Norms and Hindu Authority in the Global Media Debate on Representing the Hindu God Krishna in Xena: Warrior Princess

    Zeiler, X., 2013, Ancient Worlds in Film and Television. Gender and Politics. Renger, A-B. & Solomon, J. (eds.). Leiden: Brill , p. 229-246

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  47. Female Danger: “Evil“, Inauspiciousness, and their Symbols in Representations of South Asian Goddesses

    Zeiler, X., 2012, In : Nidan. Journal for the Study of Hinduism. 24, p. 100-117

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  48. Review of A. Gehlawat "Reframing Bollywood. Theories of Popular Hindi Cinema"

    Zeiler, X., 2012, In : Journal of Asian Studies. 70, 4, p. 1185-1186

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  49. Review on A. Wilke and O. Moebus "Sound and Communication. An Aesthetic Cultural History of Sanskrit Hinduism"

    Zeiler, X., 2012, In : Theologische Revue.. 6, p. 517-518

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  50. Transformations in the Textual Tradition of Dhūmāvatī: Changes of the Tantric Mahāvidyā Goddess in Concept, Ritual, Function and Iconography

    Zeiler, X., 2012, Transformations and Transfer of Tantra in Asia and Beyond. Keul, I. (ed.). de Gruyter, p. 165- 194

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  51. Die Göttin Dhumavati. Vom tantrischen Ursprung zur Gottheit eines Stadtviertels in Benares

    Zeiler, X., 2011, Saarbrücken: Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften. 337 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  52. Die Göttin Dhumavati: Vom tantrischen Ursprung zur Gottheit eines Stadtviertels in Benares

    Zeiler, X., 2011, Heidelberg: Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisMonograph

  53. Review of J. G. Lochtefeld "God’s Gateway. Identity and Meaning in a Hindu Pilgrimage Place"

    Zeiler, X., 2011, In : Orientalistische Literaturzeitung. 106, 1, p. 63-64

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  54. Review of W. Doniger O’Flaherty (Ed) "Hindu-Mythen. Die wichtigsten klassischen Texte"

    Zeiler, X., 2011, In : Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft. 19, 1/2, p. 246-247

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  55. Review of N. Gutschow "Benares. The Sacred Landscape of Vārānasī"

    Zeiler, X., 2010, In : Orientalistische Literaturzeitung. 105, 6, p. 791-793

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  56. The Emergence and Negotiations of Contemporary Pilgrimages in Banaras. The Dasha Mahavidya Yatra

    Zeiler, X., 2010, Sacred Geography of Goddesses in South Asia. Singh, R. P. B. (ed.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 307-328

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  57. Apsarasas

    Zeiler, X., 2008, Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Cush, D., Robinson, C. & York, M. (eds.). London / New York: Routledge, p. 39

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  58. Ardhanārīśvara

    Zeiler, X., 2008, Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Cush, D., Robinson, C. & York, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 40

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  59. Bhīma

    Zeiler, X., 2008, Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Cush, D., Robinson, C. & York, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 105

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  60. Gandharva(s)

    Zeiler, X., 2008, Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Routledge, p. 254

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  61. Hiranyakaśipu

    Zeiler, X., 2008, Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Cush, D., Robinson, C. & York, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 352-353

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  62. Raktabīja

    Zeiler, X., 2008, Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Cush, D., Robinson, C. & York, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 657-658

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  63. Pūjā und darśana der Tempelbesucher - Ritualhandlungen der „religiösen Laien“

    Zeiler, X., 2007, Hinduismus – eine nicht organisierte Religion? Analysen und Kontroversen. Eichner, K. & Schied, M. (eds.). Berlin: Trafo Verlag, p. 43-49

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  64. Review of J. Gengnagel, U. Hüsken and S. Raman (Eds) "Words and Deeds. Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia"

    Zeiler, X., 2007, In : Orientalistische Literaturzeitung. 102, 6, p. 763-765

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  65. The Daśa Mahāvidyā Yātrā – A Contemporary Pilgrimage in Banāras

    Zeiler, X., 2004, In : Beiträge des Südasien-Instituts der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin . 13, p. 105-119

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  66. Tradition und Moderne in der Verehrung der Göttin Dhūmāvatī: Ein Forschungsbericht

    Zeiler, X., 2003, In : Beiträge des Südasien-Instituts der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin . 12, p. 51-62

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  67. Sechzehn Gaben der sieben Rsis – Der Alltagskult im Vīreśvara-Tempel Benares

    Zeiler, X., 2002, In : Beiträge des Südasien-Instituts der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin . 11, p. 101-120

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Highlighted activities

  1. 10th International Conference on Social Media & Society

    Xenia Zeiler (Scientific Committee Member)
    Jul 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries

    Xenia Zeiler (Abstract reviewer)
    Mar 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Educational Video Games on Indian Culture and Society

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Dec 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  4. International Conference on Historical, Sociological, Philosophical and Spiritual Significance of Shaktatantra with Special Reference to Srividya Tradition

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Dec 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  5. The India Game Developer Conference

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Dec 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  6. The śrīyantra in and beyond Śrīvidyā Textual Traditions: Materiality and Ritual Practice

    Xenia Zeiler (Invited speaker)
    Dec 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  7. AAR 2018

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  8. Contextualizing Tantric Traditions in Contemporary India

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Nov 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  9. Education and Video Games: Culture and Society in Indian Video Game Development

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Nov 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  10. Elon University

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Nov 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  11. University of North Carolina

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Nov 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  12. Video Games and Value Systems in India

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Nov 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  13. Video Games, Religion and Value Systems

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Nov 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  14. Asian Dynamics

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Jun 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  15. Hindu Tantra als mainstream? Transformationen in Text und Kontext

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  16. Nadja-Christina Schneider

    Xenia Zeiler (Host)
    Jun 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  17. Researching Digital Culture in India: Video Games and Gaming

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  18. Durgāpūjā Past and Present. Origin and Contemporary Mediatized Celebrations in India

    Xenia Zeiler (Invited speaker)
    19 May 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  19. Video Games and Museums

    Xenia Zeiler (Chair of organizing committee), Suzie Thomas (Member of organizing committee)
    6 May 20187 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  20. Christopher Helland

    Xenia Zeiler (Host)
    May 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  21. Constructions of Indian Cultural Heritage in Video Games and Social Media

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    May 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  22. Gregory P. Grieve

    Xenia Zeiler (Host)
    May 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  23. Humboldt Universität

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    May 2018Jun 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  24. Kerstin Radde-Antweiler

    Xenia Zeiler (Host)
    May 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  25. Vit Sisler

    Xenia Zeiler (Host)
    May 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  26. collaboration workshop, project "Religion and Video Game Development in Asia – National Identities, Nationalism and Radicalization"

    Kerstin Radde-Antweiler (Member of organizing committee), Xenia Zeiler (Member of organizing committee), Gregory P. Grieve (Attendee), Christopher Helland (Attendee), Vit Sisler (Attendee)
    May 2018 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  27. Indian Digital Culture as Research Field: Relevance, Methods, and Case Studies

    Xenia Zeiler (Invited speaker)
    Apr 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  28. Sinhala Theravāda Buddhist Culture, Past and Present: Festivals and Cultural Heritage

    Xenia Zeiler (Invited speaker)
    Feb 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  29. The Tamil Hindu Culture in Sri Lanka: Deities, Beliefs and Practices

    Xenia Zeiler (Invited speaker)
    Feb 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  30. Digital Humanities and the Study of Video Game Cultures

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  31. Gamevironments as Digital Culture: Video Games and Gaming in India

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  32. University of Hyderbad

    Xenia Zeiler (Other role)
    Jan 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  33. Asian Video Games and Gaming: Methods for Researching Games and Gaming Videos (Let's Plays)

    Xenia Zeiler (Invited speaker)
    2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  34. British Library

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher), Suzanne Elizabeth Thomas (Visiting researcher)
    2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  35. Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 2018

    Xenia Zeiler (Abstract reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  36. European Association for Digital Humanities (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member)
    2018 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

  37. Game Research Lab, University of Tampere

    Xenia Zeiler (Other role), Frans Mäyrä (Other role), Gregory P. Grieve (Other role), Christopher Helland (Other role), Kerstin Radde-Antweiler (Other role), Vit Sisler (Other role)
    2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  38. Gaming Cultural Heritage: Upcoming Indian Indie Games

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  39. IEEE TALE: Engineering Next-Generation Learning

    Xenia Zeiler (Scientific Committee Member)
    2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  40. International Journal of Hindu Studies (Journal)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  41. Journal of Community Archaeology and Heritage (Journal)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  42. Palgrave Macmillan (Publisher)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  43. Researching Digital Culture in India: Video Games and Gaming

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  44. Researching Let’s Play gaming videos as gamevironments

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  45. Routledge (Publisher)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  46. The 7th Annual Korean Screen Culture Conference

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Chair)
    2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  47. Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher), Suzanne Elizabeth Thomas (Visiting researcher)
    2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  48. Video Games and Museums

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Chair)
    2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  49. Video Games and Museums

    Gregory P. Grieve (Speaker: Presenter), Christopher Helland (Speaker: Presenter), Kerstin Radde-Antweiler (Speaker: Presenter), Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  50. Ekaterina Kostina

    Xenia Zeiler (Host), Mikko Juhani Viitamäki (Host)
    Dec 2017

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  51. AAR Annual Meeting 2017

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  52. IASGAR (International Academy for the Study of Gaming and Religion) annual meeting

    Xenia Zeiler (Chair of organizing committee), Vit Sisler (Attendee), Gregory P. Grieve (Attendee), Kerstin Radde-Antweiler (Attendee), Heidi A. Campbell (Attendee)
    Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  53. Global Digital Humanities

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  54. Central & Eastern European Game Studies (Event)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    Sep 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  55. Indian Food on the Move. Foody Transculturality and Regional Aspirations

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Sep 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  56. University of Bremen

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Aug 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  57. ASEAN Region’s Culture and Religion by the end of 21st Century: A Dialogue of Past with Present?

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Chair)
    Jul 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  58. ASEAN Region’s Culture and Religion by the end of 21st Century: A Dialogue of Past with Present?

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Jul 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  59. Digital Hinduism. Mediatized Durgāpūjā and Social Media

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  60. State University of St. Petersburg

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Jun 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  61. The Multi-Cultural, Multi-Religious and Multi-Ethnic Fabric of Sri Lanka: Dialogue and Conflic

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    8 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  62. Global Digital Humanities

    Xenia Zeiler (Chair of organizing committee)
    May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  63. Global Digital Humanities

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  64. Padmini Ray Murray

    Xenia Zeiler (Host)
    May 2017

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  65. Research on India in Finland

    Xenia Zeiler (Chair of organizing committee)
    May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  66. Research on India in Finland

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  67. University of Oslo

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    May 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  68. University of Copenhagen

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Apr 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  69. Mediatization as Theoretical and Methodical Approach: The Indian Context

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker)
    Jan 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  70. Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Jan 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  71. Religion and Gender (Journal)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  72. Routledge (Publisher)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  73. eSSH (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Board member)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in review committee

  74. AAR (American Academy of Religion) Conference 2016

    Xenia Zeiler (Scientific Committee Member)
    Nov 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  75. Padmini Ray Murray

    Xenia Zeiler (Host)
    Nov 2016Dec 2016

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  76. Workshop on Navarātri, Navarātra and Durgāpūjā in South Asia and beyond

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Nov 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  77. 10th conference of the International Society for Media, Religion and Culture

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Aug 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  78. 10th conference of the International Society for Media, Religion and Culture

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Chair)
    Aug 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  79. EqUIP, EU-India Research Collaboration Platform for the Social Science and Humanities (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Expert member)
    Jun 2016

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  80. Digital Hinduism and its Global Impact

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    May 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

  81. EqUIP, EU-India Research Collaboration Platform for the Social Science and Humanities (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Expert member)
    May 2016

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  82. L'Orientale, Università degli studi di Napoli

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    May 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  83. Mainstream Tantra? Transformations of Deities, Rituals, and Beliefs

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    May 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

  84. Mediatized Durgāpūjā. Community Origin and Transformed Organization

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    May 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

  85. University of Tampere

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    May 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  86. Religion in Urban Contexts

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    1 Apr 20162 Apr 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  87. University of Lund

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Apr 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  88. University of Bremen

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Feb 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  89. University of Heidelberg

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Feb 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  90. Asian Ethnicity (Journal)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2016

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  91. Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture (Journal)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  92. Indie Game Shindig

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Dec 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  93. AAR (American Academy of Religion) Conference 2015

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Nov 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  94. AAR (American Academy of Religion) Conference 2015

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Nov 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  95. (In)Visible Tantra and Afterlife Worlds: Tantric and Death Iconographies as Visual Religion. Panel at the XXI IAHR Erfurt

    Xenia Zeiler (Chair)
    Aug 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  96. Journalism and Religion: Critical Terms in Public Discourse. Panel at the XXI IAHR Erfurt

    Xenia Zeiler (Chair)
    Aug 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  97. Mediatized Durgapuja

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Aug 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  98. Mediatized Hindu Festivals: Transformed Organizations of Durgapuja Committees in India Influencing Religious Identity and Authority Negotiations. Presentation at XXI IAHR Erfurt

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Aug 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  99. Mediatized Religion in Asia. Panel at the XXI IAHR Erfurt

    Xenia Zeiler (Chair)
    Aug 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  100. Tantric and Tantric Influenced Visual Standardization. Mainstream Iconographies of Fierce Female Deities. Presentation at XXI IAHR Erfurt

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Aug 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  101. Video Gaming, History, and Religion: The Global Perspective

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Aug 2015 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  102. “Displaced Hindu Gods”: Press Releases on the “Trivialization” of Hindu Deities in the USA. Presentation at XXI IAHR Erfurt

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Aug 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  103. Representing the Dark. Visual Recurrence in the Iconography of Tantric Goddesses. Presentation at 16th World Sanskrit Conference

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Jul 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  104. NCI, Nordic Centre in India

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    May 2015

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  105. SOAS. British Academy International Partnership SOAS, University of London and SARAI, CSDS

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    May 2015

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  106. SOAS. British Academy International Partnership SOAS, University of London and SARAI, CSDS

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    May 2015

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  107. Wer spricht für ‚den‘ Hinduismus? Von Medien, Macht und Toleranz

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    May 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

  108. Authors' Workshop of the AKMMM (Working Unit Modern Mass Media) of the DVRW (German Association of Religious Studies)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member of organizing committee)
    Feb 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  109. University of Bremen

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting researcher)
    Feb 2015

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  110. AAR (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Board member)
    20152020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  111. AKMMM (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Chair)
    2015 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  112. Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture (Journal)

    Xenia Zeiler (Reviewer)
    2015 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  113. Gamevironments (Journal)

    Xenia Zeiler (Editor in chief)
    Dec 2014

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

  114. AAR (American Academy of Religion) Conference 2014

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Nov 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  115. Dr Anna Chelnokova

    Xenia Zeiler (Host)
    Oct 2014Nov 2014

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  116. Conference 2014 of the International Society for Media, Religion and Culture

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Aug 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  117. Conference 2014 of the International Society for Media, Religion and Culture

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Chair)
    Aug 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  118. AAS-in-ASIA Inaugural Conference: Asia in Motion, Heritage and Transformation

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Chair)
    Jul 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  119. AAS-in-ASIA Inaugural Conference: Asia in Motion, Heritage and Transformation

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Jul 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  120. Authors' Workshop of the AKMMM (Working Unit Modern Mass Media) of the DVRW (German Association of Religious Studies)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member of organizing committee)
    May 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  121. Delhi, Mumbai and Gujarat

    Xenia Zeiler (Other role)
    Feb 2014Mar 2014

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  122. Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

    Xenia Zeiler (Visiting lecturer)
    Jan 2014

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  123. Media and Religion Conference: The Global View

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Presenter)
    Jan 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  124. Media and Religion Conference: The Global View

    Xenia Zeiler (Speaker: Chair)
    Jan 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  125. Gamevironments (Journal)

    Xenia Zeiler (Editor in chief)
    2014 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

  126. International Association of Sanskrit Studies (IASS) (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member)
    2014 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

  127. NCI (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Expert member)
    2014 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

  128. Tantric Studies Group, AAR (American Academy of Society), Steering Committee (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Board member)
    2014 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  129. The Goddess and the King: Navarātri, Navarātra and Durgāpūjā in South Asia and beyond (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member)
    2014 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

  130. AAR (American Academy of Religion) (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member)
    2013 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

  131. AKMMM (working group modern mass media) of the DVRW (German Association for the Study of Religions) (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member)
    2013 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

  132. DFG (German Research Foundation) Network: Medialisation beyond Europe (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member)
    Jul 2011Jun 2014

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

  133. DVRW (German Association for the Study of Religions) (External organisation)

    Xenia Zeiler (Member)
    2011 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

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Highlighted projects

  1. Digital Educational Tool Development – Durgapuja and Museums

    Zeiler, X., Thomas, S., Wessman, A., Tomperi, E., Vainonen, P., Forsell, H., Grieve, G., Radde-Antweiler, K., Ray Murray, P., Sillanpää, S. & Huhtaniemi, E.

    University of Helsinki, Helsinki

    Project: Research project

  2. Religion and Video Game Development in Asia – National Identities, Nationalism and Radicalization

    Radde-Antweiler, K., Zeiler, X., Grieve, G. P. & Helland, C.

    American Academy of Religion

    01/01/201831/12/2018

    Project: Research project

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