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Marus Sabrina 180x180

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology

Scientific career

  • since February 2020: research associate at the Cluster of Excellence Africa Multiple in the project "Making a Living: Learning trajectories towards the ability to earn a livelihood", Research Section “Learning“
  • PhD at BIGSAS (defended 2020) with the title: "Battles over State Making on a Frontier - Dilemmas of Schooling, Young People and Agro-Pastoralism in Hamar, Southwestern Ethiopia"
  • Jan. - Sep. 2019: Research associate in Social Anthropology and contact concerning internship guidance
  • Co-Organization of the working group “Learning for the Future – Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Knowledge Transmission in Africa and beyondat the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies (winter semester 2017/18) and of the Symposium "Education & Visions of Future(s)" (12-13 April 2018) (organized with Anna Madeleine Ayeh, Tanu Biswas, Dr. Tabea Häberlein, Dr. Lena Kroeker, Daniel Kyereko, Dr. Jennifer Scheffler, Julia Thibaut, Dr. Astrid Utler, Maike Voigt, Theresa Vollmer)
  • Mar. - Jun. 2017: Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Winter semester 2015/16: Research associate at the Cultural & Social Anthropology research group, University of Bayreuth
  • 2012: Master of Arts in Cultural & Social Anthropology, University of Bayreuth
  • 2011: Semester abroad at Université Victor Segalen in Bordeaux, France
  • 2009: Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Studies in Culture and Religions, Philipps University Marburg
Marus Sabrina 180x180

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology

Research areas

  • Education, childhood, youth, state-making, rural transformations
  • regional focus: Benin, Ethiopia

Field research

  • since 2020: fieldwork in Benin
  • 2010-2015: several fieldwork stays in Ethiopia
Marus Sabrina 180x180

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology



Maurus, Sabrina
Die Selbstverständlichkeiten von Schule und Kinderarbeit
in Zeitschrift der Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft Landesverband Bayern (2021) . - page 17-18
https://www.gew-bayern.de/index.php?eID=dumpFile&t ...

Treiber, Magnus; Maurus, Sabrina
Kindheit und Jugend in Afrika
Handbuch Kindheits- und Jugendforschung
Wiesbaden : Springer VS, 2021. - page 1-23
doi:10.1007/978-3-658-24801-7_21-1 ...


Häberlein, Tabea; Maurus, Sabrina
Losing or securing futures? Looking beyond 'proper' education to decision-making processes abou ...
in Children's Geographies volume 18 (2020) issue 6. - page 569-583
doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00005159 ...


Losing or securing futures? Decision-making about young people’s education in Africa
publ: Häberlein, Tabea; Maurus, Sabrina
Children's Geographies
https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cchg20/18/6?nav=to ...


Maurus, Sabrina
Rethinking the 'Global Good' of Compulsory Schooling : Combining Young People's Education and W ...
Bildung und Erziehung im Kontext globaler Transformationen
Opladen, Berlin, Toronto : Barbara Budrich, 2019. - page 141-152 . - (Schriftenreihe: "Ökologie und Erziehungswissenschaft" der Kommission Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE))
https://shop.budrich-academic.de/wp-content/upload ...


Maurus, Sabrina
Times of Continuity and Development : Visions of the Future among Agro-Pastoral Children and Yo ...
in AnthropoChildren (2016) issue 6. - page 1-14
https://popups.uliege.be/2034-8517/index.php?id=24 ...


Maurus, Sabrina
Straßenkinder in Addis Ababa, Äthiopien - eine interdisziplinäre Forschung
Ethnologie und Soziale Arbeit : fremde Disziplinen, gemeinsame Fragen?
Leverkusen : Barbara Budrich, 2015. - page 29-46


Maurus, Sabrina
reviewed by: Heinonen, Paula: Youth Gangs and Street Children : Culture, Nurture and Masculinity in Ethiopia ...
in Dada : Rivista di Antropologia Post-globale (2012) issue 2. - page 116-119
http://www.dadarivista.com/Archivio/2012DADA-n2-di ...

Marus Sabrina 180x180

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Anthropology

Sabrina Maurus
'Africa Multiple: Cluster of Excellence' research "Making a Living" | Research associate

University of Bayreuth
Building: Zapf Haus 2
Universitätsstraße 38
​D-95448 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-4785
E-mail: sabrina.maurus@uni-bayreuth.de
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