Areas of research and interest
Anthropology of Art, Anthropological Perspectives on Modern Art, Urban Anthropology, Cultural Creativity, Afrocuban religions, Anthropology of Catholicism
Regional areas of interest:
Latinamerica, Caribbean (in particular Cuba), Southern Europe (in particular Italy and Spain)
Institut für Ethnologie
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EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH RADIO FEATURE
Educational research in Andalusia in Feb/March 2013 Rosalia's Mediterranean Biography
The 56th Biennale in Venice 2015 Anthropologist’s views at the Biennale di Venezia.
as laboratory for experimental field research. Anthropology Café - Discussion and interaction space with
students of Social and Cultural Anthropology in Munich.
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Der ethnologische Salon im Museum Fünf Kontinente:
Der Modesalon: Ein ethnologischer Catwalk durch
die Welt der Mode
2017 Guest lecturer at the Venice International University/Globalization Programme
2017 Guest lecturer at the Department of Social Anthropology, University Bern, CH
2016 Fieldwork in Havanna on the artistic community Project Muraleando
2015 Guest lector at the Departamento de Antropología Social, Univesidad de Sevilla; Spain
Since 2014 Professor at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, LMU Munich
2014 Guest lector at the Departamento de Estúdios Teóricos y Sociales de la Cultura, Universidad de La Habana/Cuba
2012 and 2014 Fieldwork on actual Art Projects and Discourses in Contemporary Cuban Art in Havanna
Since 2011 Lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropogy at the University of Munich LMU
Since 2010 Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropogy at the University of Munich LMU
2008 Fieldwork on Religious Practice and Cult of the Death in Napels
2004 Lectureship at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropogy at the University of LMU Munich
2003 PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Munich LMU, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology; Title: Vehicels of Myths. Theories about the Relations of Religious Cult and modern Art in Cuba.
1997 – 2001 Several Fieldwork sections in Cuba on Art in Afrocuban religious Contexts supported by a PhD scholarship of the Graduate Programme of the University of Munich and the DAAD
1994 Masters Degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Munich. Titel of the thesis:Space of Suffering – Space of Joy. The Worship of the Madonna dell ‘Arco in Napels as an Exampel of Cultural Creativity.
1990-1994 Several Fieldwork Sections on religious Practice of the Madonna dell’Arco in Napels, Italy
1991 Undergraduate programm: Religious studies and Social Anthropology at the University of Rome, “La Sapienza”
1987-1991 Undergraduate programm: Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
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