I am interested in how people rethink mental health in times of increasing digitalization and changing environments.
Anthropology allows me to unravel and build towards other futures.
Abduletif Kedir Idris
Anthropology allows me to explore the role of law in the struggle for justice in contexts devoid of rule of law.
Anthropology enables me to understand how people live with transforming environments.
My work examines the effects of environmental rights in the south Gobi, where mining is the dominant activity.
My research centers on astronomers in Madagascar whose research on outer space connects them to the world and places them on Malagasy grounds.
With ethnographic methods I can capture how laws and policies are experienced by people in particular contexts and provide insights into why policies work or fail.
Anthropology enables me to explore how people make sense of disease and demand care in situations of marginality.
I wish to explore what kinds of change are possible when we face deep uncertainty and structural stagnation at the same time.
The fundamental idea underlying my research is the desire to better understand the diversity of values and legal perceptions within a society.
When thousands of refugees began arriving in Europe in 2015, they were received with an outpouring of solidarity and assistance. Particular concern was directed towards the needs of children and ...
The workshop “Colonialism and Transgenerational Memory in Europe” was held at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology on 21–22 September 2022. The workshop convener was Markus Wurzer from the ...