Stephan Kloos

Stephan Kloos holds a PhD in medical anthropology from UC San Francisco and Berkeley (2010), and has conducted research on Tibetan medicine since 2001, mostly in India and the Himalayas, but more recently also in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia. Prior to leading this ERC project, he has done groundbreaking ethnographic and historical work on Tibetan medicine and nationalism in exile, funded by Fulbright, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Austrian Science Fund, the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research, and a Marie Curie Fellowship. Located at the intersections of medical anthropology, science studies and postcolonial theory, his work is published in numerous articles, book chapters, and a monograph. Currently, Stephan holds a senior researcher position at the Austrian Academy of Sciences’ Institute for Social Anthropology.

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