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Gaibazzi Paolo 180x180

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology


Scientific Career

  • Since July 2020: Heisenberg Position on "AfroEuropean Frontiers," Chair for Social Anthropology, University of Bayreuth
  • Feb. 2012 - Dec. 2019: Senior Researcher and Vice-Coordinator (2015-19) of Research Unit: “Progress: Ideas, Agents, Symbols”, ZMO–Leibniz Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin
  • Mar. - July 2019: Guest Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Freie Universität, Berlin
  • July 2017: Habilitation for Professorship in Social and Cultural Anthropology granted by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research (Abilitazione Nazionale Scientifica Settore Concorsuale 11/A5, Seconda Fascia)
  • May 2017: Visiting Fellow, Academy of Advanced African Studies, University of Bayreuth
  • Oct. 2016 – Mar. 2017: Guest Lecturer, Humboldt University, Institute for Asian and African Studies (IAAW), Berlin
  • 2006 – 2016: Research Associate, Ethnological Mission in Benin and West Africa (MEBAO) (PI: A. Bellagamba), University of Milan-Bicocca. Funder: Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Clusters: “Historical Legacy and Current Practices of Mobility”; “Memories of Slavery”.
  • 2013 – 2016: Research Associate, PRIN Project “State, Plurality, Change in Africa” (PI: P. Valsecchi), University of Pavia. Funder: Italian Ministry for Education and Research.
  • Aug. - Sept. 2016: Visiting Professor of Anthropology, University Agostinho Neto, Faculty of Social Sciences, Angola
  • Oct. 2010 – Jan. 2012: Lecturer, Department of Anthropology and Philology, University of Latvia, Riga
  • Aug. – Sept. 2011: African Borderlands Research Network (ABORNE) Visiting Researcher, Centre for African Studies, ISCTE, Lisbon. Supported by an Exchange Visit Grant from the European Science Foundation,
  • Nov. 2005 – May 2010: PhD in Anthropology of the Contemporary World, University of Milan-Bicocca. Dissertation: “Soninke Young Men, Migration and the Dynamics of Staying Behind, The Gambia”, Supervisor: Prof. Alice Bellagamba
  • Sept. 2009 – Apr. 2010: Programme Coordinator, Postgraduate Specialisation Degree Anthropology of Migration, University of Milano-Bicocca.
  • Sept. 2004 – Sept. 2005: MSc in Visual Anthropology, University of Oxford
  • Oct. 1999 – July 2002: BA in Social Anthropology (First Class Honours), University of Kent at Canterbury

Gaibazzi Paolo 180x180

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology


Research Interests

African Migrations – Mobility and Immobility Theory – Border Regimes – Islam and Muslim Subjectivities – Fate and Fortune – African Post-Slavery– Rural Youth – Trade and Entrepreneurship – History and Memory – Social Movements – Visual Culture and Photography.

Regional Focus

West and Southern Africa (esp. Gambia, Senegal and Angola); the Mediterranean Region (esp. Italy and Tunisia)

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West and Southern Africa (esp. Gambia, Senegal and Angola); the Mediterranean Region (esp. Italy and Tunisia)

Gaibazzi Paolo 180x180

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology


Paolo Gaibazzi, PD Dr.
Heisenberg Position at the Chair for Social Anthropology

University of Bayreuth
Building: Zapf Haus 4
Room: 4.2.30
Universitätsstraße 30
​D-95447 Bayreuth

E-mail: paolo.gaibazzi@uni-bayreuth.de
Homepage: Anthropology | Universität Bayreuth

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