Publications - a selection

Journal Article (10)

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Vorhölter, Julia. 2022. Psychotherapy as care in Uganda: envisioning a 'more-than-critique-anthropology'. cultura & psyché. DOI: 10.1007/s43638-022-00041-3.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2021. A pioneer of psy: the first Ugandan psychiatric nurse and her (different) tale of psychiatry in Uganda. Transcultural Psychiatry 58(4): 460–470. DOI: 10.1177/1363461520901642.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2021. Anthropology anonymous? Pseudonyms and confidentiality as challenges for ethnography in the twenty-first century. Ethnoscripts 23(1): 15–33. Accessed May 5, 2021.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2021. Family trouble: changing (dis)orders and psychotherapeutic interventions in Uganda. Ethos 49(4): 379–400. DOI: 10.1111/etho.12309.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2019. Struggling to be a "happy self"? Psychotherapy and the medicalization of unhappiness in Uganda. Current Anthropology 60(2): 194–223. DOI: 10.1086/702337.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2017. Homosexuality, pornography, and other 'modern threats': the deployment of sexuality in recent laws and public discourses in Uganda. Critique of Anthropology 37(1): 93–111. DOI: 10.1177/0308275X16682601.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2017. Class-based chronicities of suffering and seeking help: comparing addiction treatment programs in Uganda. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 41: 564–589. DOI: 10.1007/s11013-017-9541-z.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2016. Beyond dichotomies: complexifying intergenerational debates and discourses on post-war society in northern Uganda. Journal of Peace and Security Studies 2(1): 4–19. Accessed June 2016.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2012. Negotiating social change: Ugandan discourses on westernisation and neo-colonialism as forms of social critique. Journal of Modern African Studies 50(2): 283–307. DOI: 10.1017/S0022278X12000055.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2012. Studying development organizations: towards a culture of participation? Journal of Organizational Ethnography 1(2): 178–194. DOI: 10.1108/20466741211248840.

Book Chapter (2)

Book Chapter
Vorhölter, Julia. 2018. Youth as 'identity entrepreneurs': emerging neoliberal subjectivities in Uganda. In: Jörg Wiegratz, Giuliano Martiniello, and Elisa Greco (eds.). Uganda: the dynamics of neoliberal transformation. Politics and Development in Contemporary Africa. London: Zed, pp. 318–333.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2018. Changing dynamics of gender roles and norms in post-war Northern Uganda: a question of girls' empowerment? In: Muriel Gomez-Perez (ed.). Femmes d’Afrique et émancipation: entre normes sociales contraignantes et nouveaux possibles. Hommes et Sociétés. Paris: Karthala, pp. 149–172.

Working Paper (2)

Working Paper
Vorhölter, Julia. 2021. Pioneering psychotherapy: knowledge-, class- and meaning-making in Uganda. Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Papers 207. Halle/Saale: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2016. Word wars: competing interpretations of the armed conflict between the LRA and the NRM government in Northern Uganda (1986-2006). GISCA Occasional Paper Series 5. Göttingen: Göttingen Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology; Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

Other (1)

Vorhölter, Julia. 2012. Jugend und Identität: auf der Suche nach dem Lokalen in einer globalen Welt. Hannover: Stiftung Niedersachsen.

Book Review (4)

Book Review
Vorhölter, Julia. 2020. Contingent citizens: professional aspirations in a South African hospital; Elizabeth Hull, Bloomsbury, 2017. Anthropology in Action 27(1): 55–56. DOI: 10.3167/aia.2020.270106.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2020. An impossible inheritance: postcolonial psychiatry and the work of memory in a West African clinic by Katie Kilroy-Marac, University of California Press, 2019. Ethos 48(1): e1–e2. DOI: 10.1111/etho.12274.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2017. Neoliberal moral economy: capitalism, socio-cultural change and fraud in Uganda; London: Rowman & Littlefield 2016, 375 pp. Forum for Development Studies 44(3): 517–519. DOI: 10.1080/08039410.2017.1384170.
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Vorhölter, Julia. 2014. 50 years of independence in Africa: continuities, ruptures, perspectives (50 Jahre Unabhängigkeit in Africa: Kontinuitäten, Brüche, Perspektiven), edited by Thomas Bierschenk and Eva Spies. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2012. 572 pp. African Affairs 113(452): 479–480. DOI: 10.1093/afraf/adu041.

Monograph (2)

Vorhölter, Julia. 2014. Youth at the crossroads: discourses on socio-cultural change in post-war Northern Uganda. Göttingen Series in Social and Cultural Anthropology 7. Göttingen: Göttingen University Press.
Vorhölter, Julia. 2009. Towards a culture of participation? The influence of organizational culture on participation and empowerment of "beneficiaries"; a case study of a social organization in Pretoria. Interethnische Beziehungen und Kulturwandel 65. Münster: LIT.

Interview (1)

Vorhölter, Julia. 2022. Sleep and sleeplessness in Germany. Interview by Stefan Schwendtner and Carlo Diesterbeck-Roll. Spot On. Halle/Saale: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology. Accessed October 18, 2022.
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