Sabrina Maurus

Sabrina Maurus M.A.

Research and Teaching Assistant; Internship Advisor

Contact Data

Phone: +49 (0) 921 55-42 26
Bureau: GW II, Room 0.02
Consultation hour: by appointment, please send an email

Research interests:

education, childhood, youth, agro-pastoralists

regional focus: Ethiopia



since 2012: Repeated field work in Southern Ethiopia

2010:  Graduate Fieldwork in Ethiopia with girls and young women living and working on the streets of Addis Ababa


Academic Vita:

PhD Candidate at BIGSAS

3 – 6.2017: Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Winter term 2015/16: Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Bayreuth

2012: Master of Arts in Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Bayreuth

2011: Semester Abroad at Université Victor Segalen in Bordeaux, France

2009: Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Studies in Cultures and Religions, Philipps-University Marburg



Maurus, Sabrina (2016). "Times of Continuity and Development. Visions of the Future among Agro-Pastoral Children and Young People in Souther Ethiopia." In: ANTHROPOCHILDREN, Special Issue 6: Images, Imagination, and the Making of Future: Children, Youth and the Role of Education, edited by Jeannett Martin, Christian Ungruhe & Tabea Häberlein. November 2016, URL:

Maurus, Sabrina (2015). "Straßenkinder in Addis Ababa, Äthiopien - eine interdisziplinäre Forschung". In: Ethnologie und Soziale Arbeit. Fremde Disziplinen, gemeinsame Fragen? Magnus Treiber, Nicolas Grießmeier and Christian Heider (eds.) Leverkusen: Verlag Barbara Budrich, 29-46.

Review: Heinonen, Paula: Youth Gangs and Street Children. Culture, Nurture and Masculinity in Ethiopia, (Social Identities, Volume 7), New York, Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2011. In: DADA Rivista di Antropologia post-globale. December 2012. pp. 116-119. Link:


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