Externally Funded

Externally funded projects

Current externally funded projects

Emmy Noether Group funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (2016-2021) Contact: Dominik Müller (muellerdo@eth.mpg.de)

The Bureaucratization of Islam and its Socio-Legal Dimensions in Southeast Asia

Emmy Noether Group funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (2016-2021)
Contact: Dominik Müller ()

Civilisation and moral economy in the 21st century.Project funded by the European Research Council in the Seventh Framework Programme (ERC Advanced Grant) (2014–2019) Contact: Chris Hann (hann@eth.mpg.de)

Realising Eurasia (REALEURASIA)

Civilisation and moral economy in the 21st century.

Project funded by the European Research Council in the Seventh Framework Programme (ERC Advanced Grant) (2014–2019)
Contact: Chris Hann ()

Governance and Environmentality in East AfricaParticipation in a project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the International Development Research Center (IDRC) (2014–2021)Contact: (schlee@eth.mpg.de)

The Institutional Canopy of Conservation (I-CAN)

Governance and Environmentality in East Africa

Participation in a project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the International Development Research Center (IDRC) (2014–2021)
Contact: ()

Completed externally funded projects

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)
Contact: Marie-Claire Foblets ()

An ethnographic study of state-migrant interactions in administrative courts.Project funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation (2015–2017) Contact: Larissa Vetters (vetters@eth.mpg.de)

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)
Contact: Larissa Vetters ()

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)
Contact: Marie-Claire Foblets ()

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) Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)

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)
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)
Contact: Marie-Claire Foblets (foblets@eth.mpg.de)

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) Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@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)
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)
Contact: Patrice Ladwig

Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2008–2012) Contact: Keebet von Benda-Beckmann (kbenda@eth.mpg.de)

Local State and Social Security in Rural Hungary, Romania, and Serbia

Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2008–2012)
Contact: Keebet von Benda-Beckmann (kbenda@eth.mpg.de)

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)Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@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)
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)

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) 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)
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)

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

Diasporas for Peace (DIASPEACE)

Patterns, Trends and Potential of Long-distance Diaspora Involvement in Conflict Settings. Case studies from the Horn of Africa.

Participation in a project funded by the European Union's Sevenths Framework Programme (2008–2011)
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)

An anthropological study of public and private meanings of religion in postsocialist society.Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2007–2010) Contact: Chris Hann (hann@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)
Contact: Chris Hann (hann@eth.mpg.de)

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) Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de) and Jacqueline Knörr (knoerr@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)
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de) and Jacqueline Knörr (knoerr@eth.mpg.de)

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

Courts of elders (aqsaqals) in Kyrgyzstan.Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2006–2008) Contact: Keebet von Benda-Beckmann (kbenda@eth.mpg.de)

The Politics of Customary Law

Courts of elders (aqsaqals) in Kyrgyzstan.

Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2006–2008)
Contact: Keebet von Benda-Beckmann (kbenda@eth.mpg.de)

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)Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@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)
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)

Project funded by the European Union's Sixth Framework Programme (2004–2008) Contact: Patrick Heady (heady@eth.mpg.de)

Kinship and Social Security (KASS)

Project funded by the European Union's Sixth Framework Programme (2004–2008)
Contact: Patrick Heady (heady@eth.mpg.de)

An anthropological study.Project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2003–2006) Contact: Chris Hann (hann@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)
Contact: Chris Hann (hann@eth.mpg.de)

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)Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@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)
Contact: Günther Schlee (schlee@eth.mpg.de)
 
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