Externally Funded

Externally funded projects

Current externally funded projects

Migration and the Transformation of German Administrative Law: an ethnographic study of state-migrant interactions in administrative courts.
Project funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation (2015–2017) [mehr]
Contact: Larissa Vetters ()

Realising Eurasia: Civilisation and Moral Economy in the 21st Century (REALEURASIA)
Project funded by the European Research Council in the Seventh Framework Programme (ERC Advanced Grant) (2014–2019) [more]
Contact: Chris Hann ()


The State and Indigenous Legal Cultures: law in search of legitimacy
Participation in a project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the University of Ottawa, and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2013–2018) [more]
Contact: Marie-Claire Foblets ()


Cultural and Religious Diversity in Four National Contexts: a comparative study of identity dynamics and of the regulation of religion
Participation in a project funded by Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) Insight Grants (2012–2017) [more]
Contact: Marie-Claire Foblets ()

Completed externally funded projects

Ethnic Differentiation, Interethnic Relations and Conflict in Central Asia: the case of the Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan
D-A-CH-Project funded by the by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (2012–2016) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)

Patterns of Governing Religion
Participation in a project funded by the International Research Acceleration Program (IRAP), University of Ottawa (2012–2014) [more]
Contact: Marie-Claire Foblets (foblets@eth.mpg.de)


Transitional Justice in Protracted Conflict: local and diaspora conceptions of retributive and restorative justice between shari’a, customary and human rights law in Somalia and Ethiopia’s Somali Region
Project funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF) (2011–2013) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)


BRAINSCAPES: investigating how differences in environmental layout influence the neural topography of spatial navigation
Pilot study, MaxNet Cognition (2011–2012) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)


Colonialism and Mimetic Processes: historical and anthropological perspectives
Joint Program funded by DAAD (Germany) and CRUP (Portugal) (2011–2012) [more]
Contact: Patrice Ladwig (ladwig@eth.mpg.de)


Local State and Social Security in Rural Hungary, Romania, and Serbia
Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2008–2012) [more]
Contact: Keebet von Benda-Beckmann (kbenda@eth.mpg.de)


New Technologies in the Tundra: high-tech equipment, perception of space and spatial orientation of nomadic and settled populations of the Russian Arctic
Project E8 in the Collaborative Research Centre “Difference and Integration” (SFB 586), supported by the German Research Foundation (2008–2012) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)


Between Loss of Power and Market Integration: Central Asian Nomads in Colonial Times
Project D5 in the Collaborative Research Centre “Difference and Integration” (SFB 586), supported by the German Research Foundation (2008–2012) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)


Diasporas for Peace: Patterns, Trends and Potential of Long-distance Diaspora Involvement in Conflict Settings. Case studies from the Horn of Africa (DIASPEACE)
Participation in a project funded by the European Union's Sevenths Framework Programme (2008–2011) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)


The Catholic Church and Religious Pluralism in Lithuania and Poland: an anthropological study of public and private meanings of religion in postsocialist society
Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2007–2010) [more]
Contact: Chris Hann (hann@eth.mpg.de)


Travelling Models in Conflict Management: a comparative research and network building project in six African countries (Chad, Ethiopia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Sudan)
Participation in a project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2006–2011) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de) and Jacqueline Knörr (knoerr@eth.mpg.de)


European Partnership for Qualitative Research Training (SocAnth)
Marie Curie Host Fellowships for Early Stage Research Training (EST) funded by the European Union's Sixth Framework Programme (2006–2010) [more]
Contact: Bettina Mann (mann@eth.mpg.de)


The Politics of Customary Law: courts of elders (aqsaqals) in Kyrgyzstan
Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2006–2008) [more]
Contact: Keebet von Benda-Beckmann (kbenda@eth.mpg.de)


Orientation in, Perception and Utilisation of Space on the Edge of the Arctic: nomads and sedentary people in Northwest Siberia
Project B6 in the Collaborative Research Centre “Difference and Integration” (SFB 586), supported by the German Research Foundation (2004–2008) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)


Kinship and Social Security (KASS)
Project funded by the European Union's Sixth Framework Programme (2004–2008) [more]
Contact: Patrick Heady (heady@eth.mpg.de)


Political, Economic and Social Inclusion and Exclusion in Poland and Bulgaria: an anthropological study
Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2003–2006) [more]
Contact: Chris Hann (hann@eth.mpg.de)


Friendship and Kinship: on the difference and relevance of two systems of social relationships. The case of the Fulbe societies of northern Cameroon and northern Benin.
This research was part of a comparative project “Freundschaft und Verwandtschaft” funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2002–2005) [more]
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)

 
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