Research Projects & Fieldwork



2009

3 months research in Vanuatu for the Multivocal Anthropology project UrSprung in der Südsee.

Funded by Forum deutsch-pazifischer Begegnungen e.V.

2008-2009

Research, together with students of Bayreuth University, on narrative forms of the nonfictional film.

Production of the DVD "Spielarten des Dokumentarischen"

2008

2 months research on video art in South Africa.

Funded by the German Federal Research Council (DFG).

2005-2008

The secret code of story-telling.

An anthropological perspective on mythological principles in fiction film

2004

5 months fieldwork in Vanuatu for PhD project on the land diving spectacle in Pentecost/Vanuatu.

Funded by the German Federal Research Council (DFG).

2001-2003

21 months research on mythology and ritual in Oceania. During that time 5 months ethnographic fieldwork in Vanuatu for PhD project on the land diving spectacle in Pentecost/Vanuatu.

Funded by the German Federal Research Council (DFG)

and German Television (Bayerischer Rundfunk)

1997-1998

12 months research fellow at the University of the South Pacific. Fieldwork in Vanuatu, Samoa and Fiji.

Funded by the University of the South Pacific.

1997

2 months research on indigodyed textiles in Nigeria.

Funded by Bayreuth University

1996

2 months research on indigo-dyed textiles in Senegal.

Funded by Bayreuth University.

1995

3 months research on indigo dyed textiles in Nigeria.

Funded by the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

1994

3 months research on communication processes in Ivory Coast.  Funded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service

   
 

 

LINKS TO COMPLETED PROJECTS:

UrSprung in der Südsee

(German & English / Bislama)

Turmspringen in Pentecost / Vanuatu

(German)

 

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