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Dr. Gabriele Herzog-Schröder

Dr. Gabriele Herzog-Schröder

Alumni / Teaching Assignment

Areas of research and interest

Fieldwork, Anthropology of Gender, Anthropology of the Body, Shamanism, Oral Tradition and Oral History, Visual Anthropology, Museum Anthropology.

Focus region: Lowland South America/Amazonia, Venezuela


Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology
LMU Munich
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 München

Office hours:
Appointments by e-mail.

Further Information

  • Since 2009 scientific researcher
  • Since 2002 visiting lecturer in the Institute of Ethnology
  • 2000 PhD at the Freie Universität in Berlin
  • 1989 Masters degree at the LMU Munich
  • Several field studies among the Yanomami in Southern Venezuela starting in 1982

From 1986 to 2002 scientific assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute for Behavioural Physiology, Department of Human Ethology, Andechs and collaborator in establishing the Film Archive of Human Ethology of the Max-Planck-Society and Human Studies Center at the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich.