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Publications Katharina Schramm

Monographs

African Homecoming

African Homecoming

2010. African Homecoming. Pan-African Ideology and Contested Heritage. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press   


Dancing the Nation: Ghanaische Kulturpolitik

Dancing the Nation: Ghanaische Kulturpolitik

2000.  Dancing the Nation: Ghanaische Kulturpolitik im Spannungsfeld von  Nation und globaler Herausforderung. Hamburg / Münster: Lit.    

Edited Books

2011.  With David Skinner and Richard Rottenburg: Identity Politics after DNA:  Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging. Oxford: Berghahn. (paperback edition: November 2014)   

2010  With Nicolas Argenti: Remembering Violence: Anthropological  Perspectives on Intergenerational Transmission. Oxford:  Berghahn. (paperback edition: 2012)   

Edited Special Issues

Under review
Guest editor with Kerry Bystrom: Special Issue on “The Claims of Descent: Ancestral Remains, National Belonging, and Redress in 21st Century Southern Africa”, Journal of Southern African Studies

Technologies of Belonging

Technologies of Belonging

2014 Guest editor with Amade M’charek & David Skinner: Special Issue on “Technologies of Belonging”, Science, Technology & Human Values 39 (4)    

2011.  Guest Editor with Kristine Krause: Special Issue on "States, Diasporas,  Citizenship: New Forms of Political  Subjectivity in Africa  and  Beyond”, African Diaspora Journal of Transnational Africa in a Global World 4 (2).   

2011. Guest editor: Special Issue on "Landscapes of Violence: Memory and Sacred Space”, History and Memory 23 (1).   

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

(Submitted, under review) “Race, Genealogy and the Genomic Archive in Post-Apartheid South Africa”, Cultural Anthropology

(Submitted, under review) “Bones, DNA and the Troubles of Descent”, Journal of Southern African Studies

(forthcoming) “Neue Technologien – alte Kategorien? Ethnologische Forschung an der Schnittstelle von Wissenschaft und Politik, Zeitschrift für Ethnologie [„New Technologies – Old Categories? Ethnographic Research at the Interface of Science and Politics“]

2014. With Amade M’charek & David Skinner: “Introduction: Technologies of Belonging: The Absent Presence of Race in Europe”, Science, Technology and Human Values 39 (4): 459-467.

2014. With Amade M’charek & David Skinner: “Topologies of Race: Doing Territory, Population, and Identity in Europe”, Science, Technology and Human Values 39 (4): 468-487.



2011. "The Slaves of Pikworo: Local Histories, Transatlantic Perspectives", History and Memory 23 (1): 96-130.

2010. "Sankɔfa-Interpretationen: Schwarze Selbst(er)findung zwischen Vergangenheitsbezug und Zukunftsorientierung", Sociologus 60 (2): 191-217.

2009. "Negotiating Race: Blackness and Whiteness in the Context of Homecoming to Ghana", African Diaspora: Journal of Transnational Africa in a Global World 2 (1): 1-22.

2008. "Das Joseph-Projekt: Sklavenhandel, Diaspora, Erinnerungskultur", Historische Anthropologie 16 (2): 227-246

2008. "Leaving Area Studies Behind: The Challenge of Diasporic Connections in the Field of African Studies", African and Black Diaspora 1 (1): 1-12

2006. "The Transatlantic Slave Trade: Contemporary Topographies of Memory in Ghana and the USA", Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, N.S., no. 9: 125-140.

2005. "Authenticity at Stake: Chieftaincy and the Politics of Heritage in Ghana", Etnofoor XVII (2); Special Issue on "Authenticity": 156-177.

2005. "'You Have Your Own History – Keep Your Hands Off Ours!': On Being Rejected in the Field", Social Anthropology 13 (2): 171-183.

2004. "Panafricanism as a Ressource: The W.E.B. DuBois Centre for Pan African Culture, Ghana", African Identities 2 (2): 151-171.

2000. "The Politics of Dance: Changing Representations of the Nation in Ghana", afrika spectrum 35 (3): 339-358.

Handbooks (invited contributions)

November 2014 (in print) “Thinking About Race in an Age of Diversity” In: Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies, ed. Steven Vertovec. London / New York: Routledge, 52-59.

January 2015 (in print) “Heritage, Power and Ideology,” In: A Companion to Contemporary Heritage Research, eds. Emma Waterton & Steve Watson. Basingstoke: Palgrave / Macmillan

November 2014 (in print) „Vom Horror des Hybriden und der Zelebrierung genetischer Vielfalt: Zur Darstellung von ‚Rasse‘ und Genealogie im neuen Südafrika,“ In: Medienethnographie: Ein Handbuch, eds. Cora Bender & Martin Zillinger. Berlin: Reimer (The Horror of Hybridity or the Celebration of Genetic Diversity – Representations of Race and Genealogy in the New South Africa)

Book chapters

2011. With David Skinner & Richard Rottenburg: "Introduction: Ideas in Motion: Making Sense of Identity after DNA", In: Identity Politics and the New Genomics: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging, eds. Katharina Schramm, David Skinner &  Richard Rottenburg. Oxford: Berghahn: 1-29.   

2011. „Genomics en route: Ancestry, heritage and the politics of identity across the Black Atlantic”, In: Identity Politics after DNA: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging, eds. Katharina Schramm, David Skinner & Richard Rottenburg. Oxford: Berghahn: 167-192.

2010. With Nicolas Argenti: „Introduction”, In: Remembering Violence: Anthropological Perspectives on Intergenerational Transmission. Oxford: Berghahn: 1-40.

2009 „„Voi ce l’avete, la vostra storia. Giù le mani dalla nostra!“ : Dell’essere respinti sul campo" In : Francesca Cappelletto (ed.): Vivere l’etnografia. Firenze: SEID, pp. 181-197.

2008. „Slave Route Projects: Tracing the Heritage of Slavery in Ghana”, In: Reclaiming heritage: Alternative imaginations in West Africa, eds. Michael Rowlands & Ferdinand de Jong. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press: 71-98.

2005. „Imagined Pasts – Present Confrontations: Literary and Ethnographic Explorations into Pan-African Identity Politics“, in: Africa, Europe and (Post-)Colonialism. Racism, Migration and Diaspora in African Literatures, ed. Susan Arndt & Marek Spitczok von Brisinski. Bayreuth: Breitinger: 256-270.

2005. „Weiß-Sein als Forschungsgegenstand: Methodenreflexion und 'neue Felder' in der Ethnologie“, In: Mythen, Masken und Subjekte: Kritische Weißseinsforschung in Deutschland, ed. Maisha Eggers, Grada Kilomba Ferreira, Peggy Piesche, Susan Arndt. Münster: Unrast-Verlag: 460-475.

2004. „Coming Home to the Motherland: Pilgrimage Tourism in Ghana“, In: Reframing Pilgrimage: Cultures in Motion, ed. John Eade & Simon Coleman. London: Routledge: 133-149.

2004. „Das Cape Coast Castle als Heterotopie: Geschichte und Gegenwart eines umstrittenen Ortes“, In: Moderne und Postkoloniale Transformation: Eine Schrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Prof. Ute Luig, hg. von Hansjörg Dilger, Undine Frömming, Kerstin Volker-Saad & Angelika Wolf. Berlin: Weißensee-Verlag: 227-241.

Review Essays and Commentaries

2014. CA Commentary on "Peter Wade et al.: Nation and the Absent Presence of Race in Latin American Genomics”, Current Anthropology; online first: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/677945   

2013. „Ethnographische Positionierungen: Situiertes Wissen und die Politik der Intervention,“ In: Eingreifen, Kritisieren, Verändern? Ethnographische und genderkritische Perspektiven auf Interventionen, eds. Beate Binder, Katrin Ebell, Sabine Hess, Anika Keinz & Fred von Bose. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot, 220-225. (Ethnographic Positions: Situated Knowledge and the Politics of Intervention)

Book Reviews

2014 „Peter Probst: Osogbo or the Art of Heritage“ In: Journal of Religion in Africa 44(2)

2013 „Barbara L. Voss & Eleanor Conlin Casella (eds.): The Archaeology of Colonialism: Intimate Encounters and Sexual Effects” In: H-Soz-u-Kult, 26.06.2013, n.n.

2012 „Sabine Ritter: Facetten der Sarah Baartman. Repräsentationen und Rekonstruktionen der ‚Hottentottenvenus‘“ In: H-Soz-u-Kult, 29.06.2012,  http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/2012-2-213   .

2010. "AG gegen Rassismus in den Lebenswissenschaften: Gemachte Differenz: Zur Kontinuität biologischer "Rasse"-Konzepte", Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 135 (1): 77-79.

2009. "Thomas Reinhardt: Geschichte des Afrozentrismus: Imaginiertes Afrika und afroamerikanische Identität" Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 134 (1): 83-85.

2008. "Bayo Holsey: Routes of Remembrance: Refashioning the Atlantic Slave Trade in Ghana. Chicago: Chicago University Press" Ethnos 73 (4): 570-571.

2008. "Paul Basu: Highland Homecomings: Genealogy and Heritage Tourism in the Scottish Diaspora", Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute N.S. 14: 683-684.

2008. "Tsypylma Darieva & Ingrid Oswald (Hg.): Erinnerungen an Gewalt", Zeitschrift für Volkskunde 104 (2): 290-292.

2006. "Cati Coe: Dilemmas of Culture in African Schools: Youth, Nationalism, and the Transformation of Knowledge", Africa Today 53 (2): 113-115.

Translation

2005.  Einleitung und Übersetzung von Lewis Nkosi "Die Geburt der Afrikanischen Universität", In: Kreatives Afrika. SchriftstellerInnen über Literatur, Theater und Gesellschaft. Eine Festschrift für Eckhard Breitinger, hg. von Susan Arndt & Katrin Berndt. Wuppertal: Peter Hammer Verlag: 52-72.

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