Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Andrea Behrends

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Research Projects


Ethnographic fieldwork in Eastern Chad and Western Sudan on ‘Crisis economies’, ‘Conflict and integration’  and ‘Oil and Conflict in Chad’

funded by the German Research  Foundation (DFG) within the Priority Programme 1448 "Creativity and  Adaptation in Africa" 2011 - 2016

funded by the Volkswagen Foundation programme "Knowledge for Tomorrow" 2006 – 2011

  • Research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (2000 - 2006)


Ethnographic fieldwork in Ghana and Burkina Faso on ‘Female Elite Biographies from Northwestern Ghana