Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Institut für Europäische Ethnologie

Curriculum Vitae


2012-2016   Ph.D. Social Anthropology                                                              University of Cambridge, King’s College, United Kingdom                                                  Title: State of the Arts: German Theatre and Political Self-Cultivation                       Supervisor: Prof James Laidlaw / Examiners: Prof Dominic Boyer & Dr Rupert Stasch      Scholar of the William Wyse & Kurt Hahn Trusts

2009-2012   B.A. & M.A. Social Anthropology                                                     University of Cambridge, Churchill College, United Kingdom (First Honours)                                                    

2008-2009    B.A. Cultural and Social Anthropology & British/American Studies Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitität Münster, Germany


Academic Positions/Activities

2018-present Editorial board member of World Art, peer-reviewed and indexed anthropology journal.

2017-present Founding convenor of the Anthropology of Art (ANTART) Network of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) with Prof Roger Sansi (Barcelona/Spain).

2016-present Founding Steering Committee member, Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network Mellon/Newton Research Group, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, University of Cambridge/UK

2015-present Member of the Research Network ‘Economy and Society’, University of Vienna/Austria

2015-present Member of the Cambridge Migration Research Network Forum (CAMMIGRES), University of Cambridge/UK

2013-2014 Research Fellow (pre-doctoral) Institute for Media Culture and Theatre, University of Cologne/Germany

2012-2013 Co-convenor, Climate Histories International Discussion Series, Faculty Research Group, Center for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, University of Cambridge/UK

2012-2013 PhD/MRes Representative, Division of Social Anthropology, Cambridge/UK

2011-2012 President, Cambridge University Social Anthropology Society (CUSAS) & Convenor of Second Annual Marilyn Strathern Lecture (David Graeber 2012)


Preise und Förderungen/ Funding and awards

2018 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Grant for three-day ‘Humboldt Kolleg’ in Penang (Malaysia) on ‘New Dialogues between Anthropology and Performance Studies’ (with Prof Tracy C. Davis, Northwestern, and Prof Lye Tuck-Po, University Sains Malaysia) from 6-10 August 2018.

2018 Publication funding from Kulturstiftung NRW for book project ‘Der fremde Blick. Gespräche zwischen Anthropologie und Theater’ (Roberto Ciulli and Jonas Tinius, Alexander Verlag 2018) 

2013-2017 Funding attained as convenor for Interdisciplinary Research Network at Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge/UK

2015 Kurt Hahn Trust Scholarship, University of Cambridge/UK

2015 Ling Roth Writing-up Scholarship, Division of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge/UK

2012-2015 William Wyse Ph.D. Studentship, Division of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge/UK

2011 William Wyse Prize for Undergraduate Dissertation Proposal, University of Cambridge/UK

2009-2012 Cambridge European Trust Scholarship for B.A. Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge/UK

2008 Civic Trust (Bürgerstiftung) Award for the Humanities, Mülheim/Germany