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2022_Weiland_500px_Behrends-Andrea Andrea Behrends
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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Anthropology in Africa


Scientific career

  • April 2019: Professorship for Anthropology in Africa at the University of Bayreuth
  • Oct. 2017 - Mar. 2019: Visiting professorship at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Free University of Berlin
  • Habilitation: Book manuscript 'Staying. Practices of displacement and emplacement in an African borderland' (in English)
  • Oct. 2016 - Jul. 2017: Visiting professorship at the Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna
  • Oct. 2014 - Jul. 2015: Assistant Professor at the Institute for Anthropology and Philosophy, University of Halle-Wittenberg
  • Oct. 2013 - Mar. 2014: Assistant Professor at the Institute for Anthropology and Philosophy, University of Hamburg
  • Apr. 2012 - Oct. 2016: Project leader of a research project funded by the DFG on "Oil and social change in Niger and Chad"
  • since 2011: Member of the LOST research group
  • Jan. 2008 - 03 Jul. 2008: Team leader of a research project on "Origins of violence, conflict mediation and reparation: a social-anthropological study on Dar Sila"(with Dr. Christine Pawlitzky, Dr. Babett Jànszky and Prof. Stephen P. Reyna), funded by the European Commission in Chad
  • 2007: Founding member of an anthropological research centre in Chad (Centre de Recherche en Anthropologie et Sciences Humaines, CRASH)
  • Oct. 2006 - Mar. 2011: Scientific coordinator and researcher in a cooperative research project on "Travelling Models in Conflict Management", funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, affiliated to the Institute of Anthropology and Philosophy at the University of Halle-Wittenberg
  • 2000-2006: Postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Research, Department I: Conflict and Integration
  • 2000-2001: Research association with the University of N'Djamena, Chad
  • 2000: PhD in social anthropology (magna cum laude): "Tightrope walking. Women from Northern Ghana between education, profession and social conventions"
  • 1997-1998: Research association with the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon
  • 1995: MA in Anthropology