Born in 1979 in Bregenz, Austria. Social- & Cultural Anthropologist, received her master degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology in 2005 and the diploma „Academic Latinamericanist“ in 2009 at the University of Vienna. Research fields: Gender Studies, Feminist Anthropology, Medical Anthropology; Fieldwork in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2004, 2008 and 2009 [and upcoming 2010/2011]. From 2006 – 02/2010 staff member of the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna (student assistant) and of the Austrian Latin America Institute (EU projects for scientific cooperation between the EU and Latin American Countries). Present Position: PhD Canditate at the “Gender Initiativ Kolleg”, University of Vienna (http://gik.univie.ac.at/home/)
Martin Alois Luger
Born 1978 in St.Pölten.
Studied Cultural and Social Anthropology and Philosophy in Vienna with special interests in Cyberanthropology, Cognitive Science and Epistemology.
Feldenkrais practitioner since Feb. 2009, currently in training to become a psychotherapist.
Dissertation about triune rhetoric in ritual, psychotherapy and cyberspace.
Born in Vienna 1979. Civil Service at the Organisation Arbeiter Samariterbund in 1999. University degree as a Social Anthropologist, finishing a combination Study of International Development, a variety of lectures at the University of Vienna and at the University of Applied Arts. Working fields: Assistance at an educational and art projekt with favela kids in Recife, Brasil (2005); Implementation of a social campaign fort he Organisation Kinderfreunde Austria (2006). Field research and documentations on the topics: action art in public places, Situationism, Migration and Religion, Minority rights, Water and Health, Springwater in Austria. Contact:
Born 1979 in Innsbruck
Social anthropologist with a focus on Legal Anthropology, Violence and Conflict Studies;
regional orientation: Argentina, Central America and the Caribbean (African Diaspora).
Especially I’m interested in the evaluation of theory and practice and the local practices and articulations of cosmopolitan human rights
External Lecturer at the University of Vienna and former staff member at “A letter to the Stars”
PhD Candidate National University of Ireland Maynooth.
Dissertation topic: A culture of resistance. H.I.J.O.S. and the meaning of justice in the aftermaths of state terror and genocide.
Photography and film (Diploma Leyserstrasse) provide me with yet another main pillar.
...and a never ending curiosity for life
Geboren 1978 in Nis. Studium der Volks- und Völkerkunde an der Universität in Belgrad und Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie an der Universität Wien. Schwerpunkte: visuelle Antropologie, visuelle Repräsentationen, Postsozialismus, politische Praxis der Kunst, Gender Anthropology, Fotografie, Dokumentarfilm. Regionalgebiet: Südost Europa;
Ausbildung, Praktika und Organisation bei diversen Projekten in Bereichen Kunst, Kultur und Wissenschaft (Fotosammlung/ Museum für Völkerkunde, Wien; EASA; „die wahr/falsch inc.“; KulturKontakt Austria)
Born 1979 in Linz (Austria), he studied social and cultural Anthropology along with international development studies, anthropology of law as well as media studies. Lecturer at the department of social and cultural anthropology. His main focus in recent research is in the strategies of everyday praxis within the field of NGOs and Social Movements as well as gender studies. The main regional focus is within northern India. Besides he is involving himself in radio journalism.
Born in Munich 1983. Studied social and cultural anthropology and oriental studies in Vienna. European MA in anthropology (Vienna, Stockholm). Longer travels to South-East Asia and language courses in Morocco (2006) and Syria (2007). Internship at the Museum of Ethnology in Vienna (2007).
Research interests: migration and transnational studies, minorities/majorities, identities, peace- and conflict studies, power distribution, social equality. Regional interest: Europe, Middle East.
Martha Cecilia Dietrich
Born 1983 in Vienna. Degree in Latin American Studies (LAI-Vienna 2006) as well as in Social Anthropology (University of Vienna 2008) with a specialization in Visual Anthropology and Media Anthropology particularly in Latin American contexts. Since 2009 also a MA in Visual Anthropology graduated at Manchester University. Occasional lectureships at the department of Social Anthropology in Vienna. Today I am back in Manchester, but this time enrolling as a Phd student in Visual Anthropology supported by the Universities Alumni Grand.
Languages: German, Spanish, English and Portuguese (basics)
Contact for the following MASN-A Projects: Filmklub, Ethnocineca, Filmwerkstatt der Ethnocineca
Geboren 1981 in Bregenz.
Studium der kulturellen Anthropologie und Soziologie der nicht-westlichen Gesellschaften an der Universität Utrecht, Niederlande mit Schwerpunkt auf Gender und EZA (Ma.Sc. 2005). Tätigkeit in diversen NGOs (Centrum voor internationale Samenwerking, Women without Borders) 2009 Bachelor of Education an der Pädagogischen Hochschule Wien. Seit 2010 als Lernbegleiterin an der Lernwerkstatt Brigittenau (Wien) tätig.
Sprachen: Englisch, Niederländisch, Spanisch, Bahasa Indonesia
Fields of interest involve anthropology of education, childhood and youth, and indigenous education. Further on, visual anthropology, museum studies, and ecological anthropology with a focus on genetic engineering.
Exchange studies in London, field research in Hawaii. Work experiences as educational advisor for issues of global learning at schools, as cultural consultant at different museums, and as camp counsellor for children. Trained in pedagogy of play. Currently PhD student at UBC in Vancouver. Languages: German, English, potential skills in Czech and French.
Born 1982 in Vienna. She has studied social and cultural anthropology in combination with GFL (German as Foreign Language) at the University of Vienna. She has further completed study visits and has done field research in Sweden, Slovakia and Cyprus. Work experience as project manager at the Viennese Integration Bureau. Her research interests are political anthropology, postsocialism, migration, ethnicity and minority studies with a regional focus on Eastern and South Eastern Europe.
Geboren in Wien, aufgewachsen im Burgenland. Ausbildung
als EDV Techniker. Engagement in verschiedensten NGOs im
Anti-Diskriminierungs-, Trainings- und Jugendbereich. Zivildienst bei
ZARA – Beratungsstelle für Opfer und Zeugen von Rassismus. Studium der
Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie seit dem Sommersemester 2008.
Projektleiter des Podcast Talking Anthropology. Persönlicher Blog.
Stefan A. Wolf
Studium der Sozial- und Kulturanthropologie an der Universität Wien | CREOLE MA Student. (Student at the architecture department at Vienna University of Technology.)
My focus lies on visual representation, South- Pacific, material culture, visual
anthropology, popular culture, methods, visual culture.
My approach in this fields lies in the everyday practice of human beings, which ca be explored by theories of the social science.
Studies of Cultural/Social Anthropology and International Development in Vienna, Barcelona and Michoacán (Mexico). His specializations are globalization process, Minority Rights as welll as trainings and consultings in the areas of interculturality and human rights (Boltzmann Institut for Human Rights, ZARA, Fairplay, Welthaus Graz and others). Niko is furthermore an author and a storyteller.