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Examination committee


University Lecturers / Professors

  • Prof. Dr. Guido Sprenger [Head]
  • Prof. Dr. Annette Hornbacher [Deputy Head]
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius
  • Prof. Dr. William Sax [Deputy]

Scientific Staff

  • Dr. Sina Emde
  • Dr. Catherine Scheer [Deputy]

Students
[with a consulting voice]

  • Felix Bregulla

 Examination Office


Lukasz Siegwald
Institut für Ethnologie, room 153a
Phone: 06221 - 54 2277
E-Mail

 

 

Examination subjects


Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius

  • Ethnicity and (Hindu)nationalism in India
  • Diaspora
  • Visual and Media-Anthropology
  • Urban Anthropology: Megacities in India
  • Writing Culture
  • Theories of Performance and Ritual
  • Anthropology of Tourism
  • Anthropology of Consumption

Prof. Dr. Annette Hornbacher

  • Ethnography of Indonesian Cultures including the Oceanian Border region
  • Religious Transformation- and Migration Processes
  • Theosophy, Transnational Fundamentalism, Revitalisation, Mission
  • Migration, Tourism and Local Reconstruction of Knowledge and Techniques
  • Globalisation (Political, Cultural and Economic Aspects)
  • Political Anthropology
  • Interpretive Anthropology / Intercultural Hermeneutics
  • Theories of Culture
  • Fundamental Epistemological Questions / Postmodern Anthropology
  • Bourdieu / Foucault
  • Habitus and Tacit Knowledge
  • Comparative Theatre Anthropology
  • Theories of Performativity
  • Anthropology of Art / Intercultural Aesthetics / Global Art Market
  • Comparative Ethics / Human Rights Debates in Intercultural Contexts
  • Cultural Ecology / Anthropology of Global Change
  • Green Revolutions and their Sociocultural Impacts
  • Literacy / Orality
  • Ritual Theories
  • Anthropology of Religion

Prof. William S. Sax, Ph.D.

  • Bourdieu and Practice Theory
  • Classics in the Ethnography of South Asia
  • Comparison of British Structural Functionalism and American Cultural Anthropology
  • Critical Medical Anthropology
  • Critique of Ethnographic Representation
  • Dalit Culture and Society
  • Dumont and his Critics
  • Ethnomedicine
  • McKim Marriott and Ethnosociology
  • Ethnographic Fieldwork
  • Theories of Caste
  • Theories of Modernity
  • Oral History
  • Orality and Literacy
  • Pilgrimage
  • Postcolonial Science and Modernity
  • Rationality and Relativism
  • Ritual Healing
  • Ritual Theory
  • Sacrifice
  • Victor Turner
  • Weber and Durkheim

Prof. Dr. Guido Sprenger

  • Ethnography of Mainland Southeast Asia
  • Ethnography of Laos
  • Zomia - Asian Highlands
  • Nature-Culture-Relations
  • Theories of Gift and Exchange
  • Theories of Cultural Identity and Ethnicity
  • Kinship and Social Structure
  • Ritual and Religion
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Concepts of Personhood
  • Mythology
  • History of Anthropology
  • Structuralism
  • Claude Lèvi-Strauss
  • Louis Dumont and School
  • Niklas Luhmann
  • Anthropology of China
  • Oceania

Dr. Cathrine Bublatzky

  • Visuelle und Medien Ethnologie
  • Kunstethnologie
  • Fotografie
  • Kulturen des Sehens
  • Migration
  • Diaspora Studien
  • Jugendkulturen
  • Süd Asien, Mittlerer Osten, Europa

Dr. Sina Emde

  • Oceania (especially Fiji, Polynesia and Melanesia)     
  • Cambodia    
  • Gender     
  • Gender / Religion / Ethnicity / Nation     
  • Political Anthropology  
  • Anthropology of Memory
  • Globalisation  
  • American Cultural Anthropology    
  • Urban Anthropology   
  • Person and Self (Oceania)     
  • Person, Exchange and Reciprocity (Oceania)     
  • Power, Rule and Resistance
  • Conflict and Violence    
  • Post-conflict Societies / Transitional Justice / Peace Studies    
  • Ethnicity and Nationalism    
  • Anthropology of the State    
  • Civil Society and Social Movements    
  • Postcolonial Theories    
  • Anthropology / Colonialism / Postcolonialism    
  • Reflexivity and Representation (Writing Culture)     
  • Bourdieu / Foucault     
  • Internet / Cyberspace

Dr. Roos Gerritsen

  • Media Anthropology    
  • Urban Anthropology
  • Visual and Material Culture   
  • South Asia

PD Dr. Volker Gottowik

  • Anthropology of Central Indonesia (Java, Bali, Lombok)
  • History and Theories of Anthropology
  • Anthropology of Religion and Ritual Theories
  • Intercultural Hermeneutics and Interpretive Anthropology
  • Writing Culture and Literary Turn
  • Anthropology of Food
  • Migration and Lifestyle
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Visual Anthropology and Image Theories

Dr. Lukas Ley

  • Urban Anthropology
  • Urban Marginalization
  • Urbanism
  • Political Ecology
  • Hydrosociality
  • Anthropology of Development

PD Dr. Ulrich Oberdiek

  • Indian Caste Societies
  • Indian Diaspora
  • Pilgrimage
  • Orality / Literacy
  • Complex Societies (including Europe)
  • Corruption / Clientelism
  • Dialogic / Polyphonic Anthropology
  • Postmodernity
  • Globalisation
  • Symmetry / Asymmetry
  • Asceticism / Hedonism
  • Ageism
  • Max Webe

PD Dr. Karin Polit

  • Ethnography of South Asia
  • Medical Anthropology / Ethnomedicine
  • Ritual Theories
  • Gender
  • Performance and Theatre Anthropology
  • Anthropology of Space and Place
  • Anthropology and Development Cooperation

 

Dr. Catherine Scheer

  • Anthropology of Christianity
  • Religion & Development
  • Anthropology of International Institutions
  • Indigeneity
  • Southeast Asian Highlands
  • Cambodia
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