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Overview
Overview
Joh Sarre, M.A.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology


Academic career

  • Dec. 2020 to March 2021: Research associate at the Cultural & Social Anthropology research group (Prof. Dr. Erdmute Alber), University of Bayreuth
  • Apr. 2018 - Apr. 2019: Research Associate, Gender & Queer studies, "Gender, Queer, Intersectionality & Diversity Studies" (GeQuInDi) network, University of Bayreuth
  • since Jan. to March 2017: BIGSAS finalization funding scholarship holder
  • 2013 - 2016: Research associate at the Cultural & Social Anthropology research group (Prof. Dr. Erdmute Alber), University of Bayreuth
  • Apr. - Sept. 2015: JF representative (doctoral student spokesperson) at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS)
  • since Apr. 2014: Junior Fellow at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS)
  • Mar. - Nov. 2012: Junior scholar spokesperson in Collaborative Research Centre 700 (Freie Universität Berlin) Governance in Spaces of Limited Statehood
  • 2010 - 2012: Research associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP Berlin) and the Collaborative Research Centre 700 (Freie Universität Berlin) Governance in Spaces of Limited Statehood, Project D1 Development Partnerships in South Asia and East Africa
  • 2009 - 2010: Master of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University (NL)
  • 2004 - 2008: Bachelor of African Culture & Society, University of Bayreuth

Memberships

  • DGSKA (German Anthropological Association)
  • GeQuInDi (Gender, Queer, Intersectionality und Diversity Studies Network)
  • VAD (African Studies Association Germany)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology


Fields and interests of research

  • Kenya, Tanzania
  • Ethnicity, identity, belonging, gender, political anthropology, space/place
  • Professional practice of social anthropology, medical anthropology
     

Current research project

  • 'Some call it slum, we call it home' - Belonging among the Nubi of Kibera, Kenya  - PhD topic as member of BIGSAS (Supervisor: Prof. E. Alber)
     

Field research

  • 2014: Five months of field research in Kibera, Kenya
  • 2013/14: Explorative dissertation research in Kibera/ Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2010-2012: CRC 700 / Dissertation: Ten months of field research in urban poverty areas and rural regions, Kenya and Uganda. Report by A. Priebs-Tröger: Underway in “Spaces of Limited Statehood”.  In: Portal Wissen. The research magazine of the University of Potsdam 1/2013: 72-74
  • 2009 Master's thesis: Three months of field research in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 2008: Consultancy Tanzanian-German Programme to Support Health/GIZ: Three-month stay i