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Post-Doc (‚Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter‘) at ‚Dynamics of solidarity on Madagascar‘ (DySoMa), a three year Marie Skłodowska-Curie global fellowship, EU-funded (10/2016 – 09/2019)

Qualifications:

27.01.1997      Master (‚Magister Artium’, M.A.) in Social/Cultural Anthropology, Philosophy and Zoology, University of Cologne

23.10.2003      PhD in Social/Cultural Anthropology (‚Docotor of Philosophy’, Dr. phil.), University of Cologne

Education

October 1990 – January 1997

Studies of Social/Cultural Anthropology, Philosophy and Zoology at the University of Cologne

September 1994 – July 1995

Studies of Social Anthropology at the EHESS, Paris, funded by Erasmus

April 1998 – October 2003

PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Colgone

October 2005 – September 2008

Postdoc at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation)

April 2010 – May 2013

Postdoc at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation)

Since November 2016

Postdoc at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, funded by the three year Marie Skłodowska-Curie global fellowship of the EU research and innovation program Horizon2020

Field work and archival work

03–10/1999    Mahajanga/Madagascar (dissertation research on the Boeny kingdom)

04–11/2000    Mahajanga/Madagascar (dissertation research on the Boeny kingdom)

07–09/2006    West coast of Madagascar (research on Sakalava kingdoms)

04/2007          Archival research at the Archives Nationales d’Outre-mer, Aix-en-Provence

07–09/2007    West coast of Madagascar (research on Sakalava kingdoms)

06–08/2008    West coast of Madagascar (research on Sakalava kingdoms)

06–08/2010    Besalampy, Madagascar (research on conflict and normativity)

09–11/2010    Besalampy, Madagascar (research on conflict and normativity)

04–06/2011    Besalampy, Madagascar (research on conflict and normativity)

03–05/2013    Besalampy, Madagascar (research on conflict and normativity)

Since 11/2016 Antananarivo/Madagaskar (research on ‘Dynamics of Solidarity’)

Membership in scientific associations and editorship of journals

2005– German Association of Social Anthropology (‘Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde’, DGV)

2005– Member of the informal working group ‘Indian Ocean’, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

2006– European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA)

2013– Associate at the Max Planck Fellowship ‘Connectivity in Motion: Port Cities of the Indian Ocean’ (Burkhard Schnepel), Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle (Saale), Germany)

2016– Editorship of the journal ‚Omaly sy Anio/Hier et aujourd’hui‘, Department of History, University of Antananarivo

Organisation of an internal workshop

2013 Interdisciplinary and international workshop on ‘Fihavanana: The vision of a peaceful society on Madagascar’, Institute of Social and Cutlural Anthropology, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (February 1st and 2nd, 2016), with eight contributors form France, Madagascar and Germany

Presentation on international conferences (peer-reviewed)

2016 Madagascar workshop of the McGill University (Avignon), Paper: ‘The dynamics of solidarity on Madagascar: How to explain the Malagasy turn from war to peace?‘

2012 EASA Conference (Paris), Panel W035 ‘Anthropology of peace, anthropology for peace’, Paper ‘How peace came to Madagascar: reflections on the concept of fihavanana   

2011 Conference of the German Association of Social Anthropology (Vienna), owna Panel ‘Culture and identity in Africa: historical dynamics, present tendencies‘ (with Gabriel Rantoandro as invited guest speaker of the Department of History, University of Antananarivo); Paper ‘Culture and identity in western Madagascar: selected aspects‘

2009 Conference of the German Association of Social Anthropology (Frankfurt a. M.), Panel 28 ‘Elites between incorporation, adaption and demarcation‘, paper ‘Prince and Mpanjaka. Postcolonial options of a Malagasy dynasty‘

2008 EASA Conference (Ljublijana), own Panel W073, ‘Questioning the ‘quiet revolution’: demographic change and modernity’

2006 EASA Conference (Bristol), Panel W005 ‘Islands of Doom, islands of Bliss’, Paper: ‘Europe and the Sakalava (Madagascar)’

Fellowships

1991–1996      Study fellowship of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation

1994-1995      Erasmus fellowship for the EHESS in Paris

1998–2001      Research fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for dissertation work on Madagaskar, University of Cologne

2005–2008      Research fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg

2010–2013      Research fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg

2016–2019      Marie Skłodowska-Curie global fellowship as part of the EU program of research and innovation (Horizon 2020), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg

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