Curriculum Vitae


Since 08/2020
PhD Researcher in Anthropology
First supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ernst Halbmayer (Philipps University of Marburg) | Second supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Hanschel | Third supervisor: Dr. Francesca Mezzenzana

Professional Training Bildung fürs Weltverändern, Rosa-Luxemburg Foundation 

Specialization in Epistemologies of the South with Boaventura de Sousa Santos, CLACSO Latin American Council of Social Sciences 

Master of Arts in Cultural- and Social Anthropology, Minor: Peace and Conflict Studies, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany 

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science, Minor: Sociology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany 

Research and professional Experience

Since March 2021
Research coordinator of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature (GARN) research group 

Since November 2015
Human rights observer in Chiapas (Mexico) at Carea e.V.

2018 - 2019
Research Student at the GIGA German Institute of Global Area and Studies, Berlin Project IMISEM "Every Immigrant is an Emigrant"  

Conference Papers

RAI Anthropology and Conservation  2021
Rights of Nature Rights of Nature in Cultural Context - Pluralist Notions of Justice co-authored with Prof. Dr. Dirk Hanschel

Kawsak Sacha – Territorio de Vida Amazónico co-authored with Yaku Viteri Gualinga

Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung Hamburg 2021
Kawsak Sacha: An Emerging Ontological Concept

GAA 2021
Kawsak Sacha is a living and conscious being, a subject of rights” A perspective of the Amazonian being

SALSA 2021
The Kawsak Sacha Declaration: Amerindian Perspectives on the Rights of Non-Humans

CALAS Congreso de Jóvenes Investigadores: Producción de Conocimiento en Tiempos de Crisis: Dialogando desde la Horizontalidad 2021
Encuentros (horizontales) con el mundo humano y vegetal en el Jatun Kawsak Sisa Ñampi - camino viviente de las flores

Mercado de Saberes 2021
Kawsak Sacha: Una ecología de saberes jurídicos (ver memorias del mercado)

Heinrich Böll Fundation Promovierender Forum 2021
Ist „la lucha“ (der Kampf) der Pueblo Kichwa de Sarayaku  „mi lucha“ (mein Kampf)?

GAA Autum school Fieldwork meets crisis 2020
"Creative Dialogues of Knowledge"

EASA 2020
Heterogenous(ly) entangled worlds in the Kawsak Sacha: Reinventing methodologies in the (Ecuadorian) Amazon

EMPI 2019
Aprendiendo (con) el Kawsak Sacha: Diálogo de saberes en Ecuador

Event Organisation

Transformation on Transdisciplinary Paths (October 2021) co-organized with the Leibniz-Centre for Tropical Marine Research and the Heinrich Böll Foundation
Authors meet workshop: Rights of Nature in Europe (September 2021), Co-organized with Dr. Helen Kopnina, Dr. Hendrik Schoukens, LL.M. Katarina Hovden and Dr. Colin Robertson

Ökofeministische Bewegungen kartieren und verstehen (September 2019) (Feminist Futures festival Rosa-Luxemburg Fundation) co-organized with María Paz Acosta
Hoffnung für die Menschenrechte in Mexiko? Erwartungen an die neue Regierung López Obrador (March 2019) Co-organized with Heinrich Böll Foundation, Deutsche Menschenrechtskoordination Mexiko

Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships

DAAD Short-Term Grant  (December 2020-March 2021)
Heinrich Böll Foundation Doctoral Fellow/Cluster Transformation  (Since August 2020)
DAAD STIBET (Winter Term 2017)
DAAD Promos (February - March 2016)
DAAD Erasmus at the Universitat de Valencia (Summer Term 2012)


LASA – Latin American Studies Association
EASA – European Anthropology  Association
SALSA – Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America
GAA – German Anthropological Association
RAI – Royal Anthropological Institute
LSA- Law and Society Association


Spanish (mother tongue), English and German (fluent), Kichwa (learning)

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