Prof. Dr. Viola Thimm

Prof. Dr. Viola Thimm

Elite Master Program "Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures"

Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Room: Room 02.274
Henkestr.91, Haus 8, Stock 2
91052 Erlangen

Office hours

Each week We, 09:00 - 11:00,

 

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

04/2022–09/2022 Professor of Cultural & Social Anthropology (W2), Teaching in Elite Graduate Program “Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures (SDAC)”, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Institute for Near Eastern & East Asian Languages and Civilizations
10/2018–02/2022
Principal Investigator„Muslim Pilgrimage, Gender and Consumption”, University of Heidelberg, Institute of Anthropology
Since 07/2021
Associate Professor (Privatdozentin), University of Heidelberg, Institute of Anthropology
01/2017–12/2019

Project Leader (“Eigene Stelle” by the German Research Foundation DFG), University of Hamburg, Asia-Africa-Institute, Department of Languages & Cultures of Southeast Asia

12/2018
Guest lecturer, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, India
12/2017–04/2018
Research Fellow (Visiting), Zayed University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, United Arab Emirates
05/2017–10/2017
Research Fellow (Visiting), Monash University, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Malaysia
03/2015–12/2016
Associate Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Hamburg, Asia-Africa-Institute, Department of Languages & Cultures of Southeast Asia
03/2015–07/2016
Research Assistant, HIS Institute for Higher Education Development, Hanover, Germany
10/2013–02/2015
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Hamburg, Asia-Africa-Institute, Department of Languages & Cultures of Southeast Asia
10/2011–09/2013
Doctoral Student/Research Assistant, “Dynamics of Space and Gender” (“Graduiertenkolleg” by the German Research Foundation), University of Kassel and University of Göttingen, DFG Research Training Group 1599/1
10/2010–09/2011
Associate Doctoral Student, “Dynamics of Space and Gender” (“Graduiertenkolleg” by the German Research Foundation), University of Kassel and University of Göttingen, DFG Research Training Group 1599/1
10/2009–09/2012
Lecturer, University of Göttingen, Institute for Social & Cultural Anthropology; Gender Studies
02/200908/2009
Visiting Scholar, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Institut Kajian Malaysia dan Antarabangsa – Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS)
09/200801/2009
Visiting Scholar, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) (now ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute), Singapore
01–06/2007
Freelance employee, Overseas Museum (Übersee-Museum) Bremen, division „Anthropology“

 

Education

07/2021 Habilitation and Venia Legendi (German qualification for full professorship) in Cultural Anthropology, University of Heidelberg.
08/2013
Ph.D. (Dr. disc. pol.) in Cultural Anthropology, University of Göttingen, Germany.
01/2007
M.A. (Magistra Artium), University of Göttingen, Germany. Major: Cultural Anthropology. Minors: Gender Studies and Romance Studies.

 

Leadership of Research Projects

2016–2022 “Advancing Intersectionality Theory & Method: Narrating Intersectional Perspectives Across Social Scales” (with Sarah J. Mahler [FIU]) (self-funded)
2013–2022
“From Malaysia to Dubai: Muslim pilgrimage and gender in the context of consuming practices”, (funded by the Olympia Morata Programme in support of young female professors, by the German Research Foundation [DFG, “Eigene Stelle”], and by the “Nachwuchsinitiative Universität Hamburg” – Initiative for young scholars)
2008–2013
“Educational migration and gender in the regional context of Malaysia and Singapore,” (funded by the German Research Foundation and the Hans-Böckler-Foundation)
2006
“Doing cultural difference in ethnological museums” (self-funded)

 

Fellowships and Grants (Selection)

03/202002/2022 Olympia Morata Fellowship in support of young female professors, University of Heidelberg
01/2017–12/2019
Research Fellowship (“Eigene Stelle”), German Research Foundation (DFG), held at University of Hamburg
10/2013–02/2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Nachwuchsinitiative der Universität Hamburg
07/2008–08/2011
Doctoral Fellowship, Hans-Böckler-Foundation, held at University of Göttingen
2014
Travel funds from the Nachwuchsinitiative der Universität Hamburg for explorative fieldwork in the United Arab Emirates
2013
Travel funds from the KMU network of Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences for a conference trip to Sydney, Australia
2010
Travel funds from the Hans-Böckler-Foundation for a conference trip to Singapore

 

Publications

Monographs

  • Forthcoming (manuscript under review): Thimm, Viola; Shopping with Allah. Muslim Pilgrimage, Gender, and Consumption in Malaysia and Dubai.
  • 2022: Thimm, Viola: Narrating Intersectional Perspectives Across Social Scales: Voicing Valerie. Routledge.
  • 2014: Thimm, Viola: Geschlecht und Bildungsmigration: Lebensentwürfe und Weiblichkeitsbilder malaysischer Bildungs­migrantinnen in Singapur [Gender & Educational Migration: Life Projects and Images of Femininity of Female Educational Migrants from Malaysia in Singapore]. Bielefeld: transcript.

Edited volumes

  • 2021: Thimm, Viola (editor): (Re-)Claiming Bodies: Gendered Configurations in Islam. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 2021: Buitelaar, Marjo*; Manja Stephan-Emmrich*; Viola Thimm* (editors; *The order of editor names for the volume as a whole is purely alphabetical, reflecting equal contribution and responsibility): Muslim Women’s Pilgrimage to Mecca and Beyond. Reconfiguring Gender, Religion, and Mobility. Abington/New York: Routledge.
  • 2018: Thimm, Viola (editor): Understanding Muslim Mobilities and Gender. Basel: MDPI.
  • 2018: Chaudhuri, Mayurakshi und Viola Thimm (guest editors): Special Section “Postcolonial Intersections: Asia on the Move” Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, Vol 8 (3).
  • 2018: Thimm, Viola (guest editor): Special Issue “Understanding Muslim Mobilities and Gender” Social SciencesVol. 6–7. http://www.mdpi.com/journal/socsci/special_issues/muslim_mobilities_ gender.
  • 2016: Thimm, Viola (associate editor): The International Journal of Diverse Identities, Vol. 16.

Original articles, peer-reviewed

  • 2021: Thimm, Viola: Gendered Pilgrimage: Hajj and umrah from women’s perspectives. Journal of Contemporary Religion, Vol 36 (2): 223–241.
  • 2021: Thimm, Viola: Muslim Fashion: Challenging Transregional Connectivities between Malaysia and the Arabian Peninsula. TRaNS: Trans -Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia, Vol 9 (2): 117–128.
  • 2019: Thimm, Viola und Mayurakshi Chaudhuri: Migration as Mobility? An Intersectional Approach. Applied Mobilities. https://doi.org/10.1080/23800127.2019.1573780
  • 2018: Chaudhuri, Mayurakshi und Viola Thimm: Postcolonial Intersections – Asia on the Move: Introduction. Special Section “Postcolonial Intersections: Asia on the Move” Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, Vol 8 (3):28–35.
  • 2018: Thimm, Viola: Embodying and consuming Muslim pilgrimage: Gendered shopping and clothing practices by Malaysian women on “umrah and ziarah Dubai.“Asian Anthropology, Vol 17 (3): 185–203.
  • 2018: Thimm, Viola: Muslim Mobilities and Gender: An Introduction. Social Sciences, 7(1), 5.
  • 2017: Thimm, Viola: Commercialising Islam in Malaysia: Ziarah at the intersection of Muslim pilgrimage and the market-driven tourism industry. UKM Ethnic Studies Paper Series No. 56, December. Bangi: Institute of Ethnic Studies.
  • 2017: Thimm, Viola; Mayurakshi Chaudhuri; and Sarah J. Mahler: Enhancing intersectional analyses with polyvocality: Making and illustrating the model. Social Sciences. 6(2), 37.
  • 2016: Thimm, Viola: “I really love that guy!” Romantische Liebe als Weg zur Moderne im regionalen Kontext Singapurs und Malaysias. [“I really love that guy!” Romantic love as a path to modernity in the regional context of Singapore and Malaysia]. Asien – The German Journal on Contemporary Asia 139 2/2016: 25-43.
  • 2016: Thimm, Viola: “I can give you money but there is no use. The best thing I [can] give you is education.” Negotiating educational migration and gender in a Chinese Malaysian family. TRaNS: Trans-Regional and National Studies of Southeast Asia, 4(1): 65-84.
  • 2015: Thimm, Viola: Die arabische abaya in Malaysia: Verhandlungen von muslimischen Kleidungspraktiken, weiblicher Körperlichkeit und Modernität The arabic abaya in Malaysia: negotiations of Muslim practices of clothing, female corporeality and modernity]. Paideuma, 61:95-116.
  • 2014: Thimm, Viola: Soziale Mobilität für Frauen durch bildungsmotivierte Land-Stadt-Migration: Eine Biographie aus Malaysia [Social mobility for women through education-motivated rural-urban migration: A biography from Malaysia]. Ethnoscripts, 16(2):27-41.
  • 2013: Thimm, Viola: Education, Migration, Gender: Policies of Education in Malaysia and Singapore. GSE Journal of Education 2013:1-11.
  • 2012: Thimm, Viola: “My dad wants to see me graduate with a good degree (…)” Bildungsmigration und Geschlecht im regionalen Kontext Malaysias und Singapurs. Journal Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW, 31: 62-67.

Book chapters, peer reviewed

  • 2021: Thimm, Viola: Introduction: (Re-)Claiming Bodies through Fashion and Style. Gendered Configurations in Muslim Contexts. In: Thimm, Viola (ed.): (Re-)Claiming Bodies: Gendered Configurations in Islam, pp. 1-18. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 2021: Thimm, Viola: Men’s Non-Fashion: Embodying Traditionality in the Gulf. In: Thimm, Viola (ed.): (Re-)Claiming Bodies: Gendered Configurations in Islam, pp. 109-126. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 2021: Buitelaar, Marjo*; Manja Stephan-Emmrich*; Viola Thimm* (*The order of author names in the introduction and that of editor names for the volume as a whole is purely alphabetical, reflecting equal contribution and responsibility): Introduction: Muslim Women’s Pilgrimage to Mecca and Beyond. Reconfiguring Gender, Religion, and Mobility, pp. 19-35. Abingdon/New York: Routledge.
  • 2021: Thimm, Viola: Under male supervision? Islamic belief and nationality as basis for Muslim women’s pilgrimage. In: Buitelaar, Marjo; Manja Stephan-Emmrich; Viola Thimm (eds.): Muslim Women’s Pilgrimage to Mecca and Beyond. Reconfiguring Gender, Religion, and Mobility, pp. 19-35. Abingdon/New York: Routledge.
  • 2019: Chaudhuri, Mayurakshi; Viola Thimm und Sarah J. Mahler: Scaling Educational Policy and Practices Intersectionally: Historical and Contemporary Education Policies, Practices and Effects in South and Southeast Asia. In: Hankivsky, Olena and Julia Jordan-Zachery (eds.): The Palgrave Handbook of Intersectionality in Public Policy, S. 367-385. Houndsmills: Palgrave MacMillan.
  • 2018: Thimm, Viola: Muslim Mobilities and Gender: An Introduction. In: Viola Thimm (ed.): Understanding Muslim Mobilities and Gender, S. 1-10. Basel: MDPI.
  • 2014: Chaudhuri, Mayurakshi; Viola Thimm and Sarah J. Mahler: Gendered Geographies of Power: Their Value for Analyzing Gender across Transnational Spaces. In: Gruhlich, Julia and Birgit Riegraf (eds.): Transnationale Räume und Geschlecht, S. 94-209. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot.
  • 2014: Thimm, Viola: The Female Body in Transnational Space between Malaysia and Singapore. In: Buccieri, Kristy (ed.): Body Tensions: Beyond Corporeality in Time and Space, S. 55-72. Oxford: ID-Press.
  • 2014: Thimm, Viola: Gender and the Body in Transnational Space: Female Educational Migrants from Malaysia in Singapore. In: McLean, Loyola et al. (eds.): Exploring Bodies in Time and Space, S. 37-45. Oxford: ID-Press.
  • 2014: Thimm, Viola: “Gendered Geographies of Power”. Ein Modell zur Analyse von Bildungsmigration und Geschlecht am Beispiel von Malaysia und Singapur. In: Förschler, Silke et al. (eds.): Verorten – Verhandeln – Verkörpern, S. 61-84. Bielefeld: transcript.
  • 2013: Thimm, Viola: Education, Migration, Gender: Policies of Education in Malaysia and Singapore. In: Mokmin Basri et al. (eds.): Emerging Trends for Sustainability in Global Education: Opportunities and Challenges, Kajang (Malaysia): WorldConferences.net, S. 1-11.

Other publications

  • 2018: Jongmanns, Georg and Viola Thimm: Förderprogramme in der Lehre und die Frage der personellen Nachhaltigkeit: Kriterien für eine tragfähige Aufgaben- und Personalstruktur (Funding programmes in teaching and the question of “personnel sustainability”). (https://his-he.de/projekte/detail/projekt/mwk-niedersachsen-personelle-nachhaltigkeit-in-der-lehre/)
  • 2014: Thimm, Viola: Die Bersih-Bewegung in Malaysia [The Bersih movement in Malaysia]. Südostasien 1/2014:27-29.
  • 2012: Thimm, Viola: “Singapore sucks!” – Skateboarding als Grenzraum zwischen Subkultur und staatlicher Kontrolle [“Singapore sucks!” – Skateboarding as a contested space between subculture and state control]. Südostasien 4/2012: 26-28.

Professional Events

  • 06/2022, Convenor and organizer of the panel „Gender and sexual pluralism in Southeast Asia“, EuroSEAS conference 2022, Paris.
  • 05/2022, Co-convenor and organizer of the conference “Im/Mobilities in Southeast Asia“, (together with Rosalie Stolz), Interim Conference of the German Anthropological Association’s “Southeast Asia Study Group”, Heidelberg.
  • 09/2021, Convenor, organizer and discussant of the panel “‘Race, class, gender‘: Achsen der Ungleichheit im Anthropozän“ [Axes of inequality in the Anthropocene], Conference of the German Anthropological Association,Bremen.
  • 09/2019, Convenor, organizer and discussant of the panel “Islam and Capitalism in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia” at the EuroSEAS conference 2019, Berlin, Germany.
  • 06/2019, Convenor, organizer and discussant of the international workshop “Gender, Fashion, and Embodiment in Islam”, University of Hamburg.
  • 06/2019, Discussant at one session of the international workshop “Transnational giving. Evolving paths of religion, community and citizenship in globally connected Asia”, University of Göttingen.
  • 08/2018, Discussant of the panel “Migration, tourism, business: Reconfiguring Muslim pilgrimage through the lens of women’s new mobilities” at the 15th EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists) Biennial Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 08/2018, Co-convenor and organizer of the panel “Migration, tourism, business: Reconfiguring Muslim pilgrimage through the lens of women’s new mobilities” (together with Marjo Buitelaar; and Manja Stephan-Emmrich) at the 15th EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists) Biennial Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 03/2016, Co-convenor and organizer of the symposium “Funding programmes and sustainability in the field of teaching and learning”, HIS Institute of Higher Education Development, Hanover.
  • 01/2013, Organizer of the guest lecture “Gender in Motion” by Sarah J. Mahler, University of Göttingen, Germany.
  • 01/2013, Organizer of the workshop “Space and Gender” with Sarah J. Mahler, University of Göttingen, Germany.
  • 04/2013, Organizer of a methodology workshop on scientific writing, University of Göttingen, Germany

Professional Activities

  • Professional reviewer for the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) – Schweizerischer Nationalfonds (SNF) and the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, Cambridge Scholars Publishing (Anthropology Series)
  • Reviewer for Contemporary Islam, Applied Mobilities, Mobilities, Social Sciences, Genealogy, The Global Studies Journal, The International Journal of Diverse Identities, International Journal of Diversity in Education
  • Scientific advisory services for the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony (Germany) on sustainable project funding in institutions of tertiary education, 2016
  • Scientific advisory services for six German universities and universities of applied sciences on how to deal with temporal project funding in a possibly sustainable way, 2016

Invited Presentations and Lectures

  • 02/2022, “How to research Queer Muslim Pilgrimage?” Presentation by invitation of Prof. Dr. Claudia Liebelt und Max Schnepf, The Queer Anthro Interstice.
  • 01/2022, “Shopping with Allah. Pilgrimage, Gender and Consumption.” Presentation by invitation of Prof. Dr. Guido Sprenger, University of Heidelberg.
  • 07/2021, Becoming a visible pious Muslim woman: Pilgrimage, gender and embodiment in Malaysia. Presentation by invitation of Dr. Cathrine Bublatzky, University of Heidelberg.
  • 05/2021, Going Shopping on Muslim Pilgrimage: Gendered Mobility in a Pilgrimage-Tourism Nexus. Presentation by invitation of Dr. Anna Lisa Ramella, Dr. Fabiola Mancinelli and Dr. Silvia Wojczweski to the EASA Anthropology and Mobility Network [ANTHROMOB] MoMO Online Lecture Series.
  • 05/2021, Politicizing Mecca as a spiritual homeland. Presentation by invitation of Dr. Sanam Roohi, Max Weber Kolleg, Universität Erfurt.
  • 01/2021, Ida Pfeiffer and Eva Lips: Two Feminist Anthro S/Heroes? Presentation by invitation of A/P Claudia Liebelt and Max Schnepf, The Queer Anthro Interstice.
  • 09/2019, Bringing back piety: Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca as catalyst for gendered Islamization processes in Malaysia. Presentation by invitation of Prof. Claudia Derichs, EuroSEAS conference 2019, Berlin (Germany).
  • 12/2018, From Malaysia to Dubai: Scaling Intersectionalities of Muslim Pilgrimage and Gender. Presentation by invitation of Dr Mayurakshi Chaudhuri, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur (India).
  • 01/2018, Clothing and shopping practices of Malaysian pilgrims on “Umrah & Ziarah Dubai”. Presentation by invitation of Assoc Prof Dr Rima Sabban, CHSS Lecture Series, Zayed University (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates).
  • 01/2018, “Umrah & Ziarah Dubai:” Clothing and shopping practices of Malaysian pilgrims. Presentation by invitation of Assoc Prof Dr Rima Sabban, CHSS Lecture Series, Zayed University (Dubai, United Arab Emirates).
  • 11/2017, Clothing and shopping practices among Malay umrah and ziarah travellers. Presentation by invitation of Prof. Dr. Monika Arnez. Research colloquium of the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Passau (Germany)
  • 11/2017, Von Malaysia nach Dubai: Muslimisches Pilgern und Geschlecht im Kontext von Konsumpraktiken. Presentation by invitation of Prof. Dr. Judith Schlehe. Research colloquium of Society of Geography and Cultural Anthropology, University of Freiburg (Germany).
  • 10/2017, Going shopping on Muslim pilgrimage: Clothing and consumption by Muslim Malay pilgrims on ‘umrah and ziarah Dubai’. Presentation by invitation of Prof. Dr. Shamsul AB. Seminar Series of the Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  • 07/2017, Umrah and Ziarah Dubai: Muslim pilgrimage, gender and consumption in the Malaysian context. Presentation by invitation of Assoc Prof Sharon A. Bong. Lectures series of the Faculty for Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University (Malaysia).
  • 04/2017, Embodying and consuming Muslim pilgrimage: Gendered shopping and clothing practices by Malaysian women on “umrah and ziarah Dubai.“ Presentation by invitation of Prof. Dr. Guido Sprenger. Colloquium of the Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Heidelberg. Heidelberg (Germany).
  • 04/2017, From Malaysia to Dubai: Muslim Pilgrimage and Gender in the context of Consuming Practices. Public lecture by invitation of Prof. Dr. Monika Arnez. Lecture series: “50 Years ASEAN.” Hamburg (Germany).
  • 06/2016, Sustainable quality in study and teaching (with Dr. Georg Jongmanns). Presentation by invitation of Uwe Krüger. Network meeting: Network Science Management. Hanover (Germany).
  • 05/2016, Sustainability: The Teaching Quality Pact and consequences for structuring academic personnel (together with Dr. Georg Jongmanns). Network conference ‘Quality Offensive Teaching’. Presentation by invitation of Karolina Bielak. Wolfenbüttel (Germany).
  • 11/2013, Gendered Geographies of Power: An analytical tool to study educational migration and gender in Malaysia and Singapore. Presentation by invitation of A/Prof. Sarah J. Mahler. Annual Conference of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), Chicago (USA).
  • 11/2010, Methodische Fragen akteurszentrierter Forschung [Methodological questions on person-centred research]. Presentation by invitation of Dr. Ina Alber. Conference of the Centre of Methods in Social Sciences, University of Göttingen, Germany.
  • 02/2010, Across the Causeway: Bildungsmigrantinnen zwischen Malaysia und Singapur [Female educational migrants between Malaysia and Singapore]. Presentation by invitation of Dr. Gundolf Krüger. Matinee of the Ethnographic Collection, University of Göttingen. Göttingen, Germany.

Teaching

  • Summer term 2022, SDAC Guest Lecture Series. International Colloquium, Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • Summer term 2022, Queer sexualities and identities in Southeast Asia. MA Seminar, Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • Summer term 2022, Gender, Fashion and the Body in cross-cultural perspective. MA Seminar, Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • Summer term 2022, Critical reflections on Mobilities and Migration. MA Seminar, Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • Summer term 2022, Mentoring, Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • Winter term 2021/2022, Queer Southeast Asia. BA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, University of Heidelberg.
  • Summer term 2021, Perspectives on Decoloniality. BA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, University of Heidelberg.
  • Summer term 2021, ÜberRassismus [Beyond Racism]. BA-Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, University of Heidelberg.
  • Winter term 2020/2021, Muslim Feminism. BA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, University of Heidelberg.
  • Summer term 2020, Transnational Mobilities. BA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, University of Heidelberg.
  • Winter term 2019/2020, Muslim Fashions: Entanglements of Gender, Fashion, and Embodiment in Islam. BA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, University of Heidelberg.
  • Summer term 2019, Islam and Capitalism in Malaysia. BA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, University of Heidelberg.
  • Winter term 2018/2019, Gender, Fashion, and Embodiment in Islam. BA and MA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, Gender Studies, Asian-Africa Studies, University of Hamburg.
  • Summer term 2018, Islam and Pilgrimage: Cases from Maritime Southeast Asia. BA and MA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, Asia-Africa-Studies, University of Hamburg.
  • Summer term 2012, Modernity and Gender. MA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, Gender Studies, University of Göttingen.
  • Winter term 2011/12, Ethnographic fieldwork. BA Lecture and exercise, Lecture Series in Gender Studies, University of Göttingen.
  • Summer term 2010, Migration and Gender. BA and MA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology,  Gender Studies, University of Göttingen.
  • Winter term 2009/10, Gender and Identity in Malaysia and Singapore. BA and MA Seminar, Institute of Anthropology, University of Göttingen.
  • Summer term 2008, Intersectionality – History and Perspectives of Theory. BA Tutorial, Gender Studies, University of Göttingen.

Ethnographic Fieldwork

  • Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, and Oman (a total of 11 months, multi-sited), 05/2017 – 04/2018
  • United Arab Emirates (1 month), 04/2014
  • Malaysia (2 months), 12/2013 – 01/2014
  • Malaysia, Singapore and Germany (a total of 14 weeks), 12/2009 – 01/2015
  • Singapore and Malaysia (12 months, multi-sited), 09/2008 – 08/2009
  • Singapore (1 month), 08/2007