102 records
Lastname Firstname Social University E-Mail Theme of thesis Director of thesis Defence year
ABRAHAM Andrea UNIBE E-Mail "Doing quality": the discursive construction of medical quality using the example of Swiss family medicine (working title) Prof. Dr. Heinzpeter Znoj
AEBERLI Annina UNIBE E-Mail The Power of Ontologies: The Duty to Take Care of the Land and the Ancestors among the Kenyah Prof. Heinzpeter Znoj
Prof. Tobias Haller
ALROZZI Mohammed UNIFR E-Mail Understanding Children work in Gaza Strip, Palestine: Anthropological study of working children lives and their conceptual construction of work. Prof. Véronique Pache
Prof. Karl Hanson
AMREIN Thierry UNIL E-Mail « Émancipation et patriarcat : le cas du parcoursArianna » (titre provisoire) Patricia Roux Unil-SSP
ANGGAWI Sophie Mahakam IHEID E-Mail Paradise on Earth: Tolak Reklamasi's Artivism and the Image Ecology of Bali's Tourism Industry Prof. Patricia Spyer 2022
ARZIEVA Aikokul IHEID E-Mail Normative Implications of "Development: Conflicting Modes of Knowing and Relating Professor Alessandro Monsutti
Professor Isabelle Schulte Tenckhoff
BACALZO SCHWÖRER Doris UNILU E-Mail Transcultural socialization and childhood among the Wampar, Papua New Guinea Prof. Dr. Bettina Beer
BARACCHINI Leïla UNINE - Quand l'art vient à D'kar: Emergence et production d'un art san contemporain Prof. Philippe Geslin Prof. Ellen Hertz
Prof. Nathalie Heinich
BAUER Lara UNINE E-Mail Enjeux et réseaux translocaux des « chirurgies parallèles » (Brésil, Philippines, Angleterre, Suisse) Christian Ghasarian, Institut d'Ethnologie, Neuchâtel 2017
BAYUGO Yolanda UNILU - Undocumented Filipino migrant workers' access to health care in Geneva, Switzerland Dr. Prof. Bettina Beer
BIBASSIS Evtichia UNIZH E-Mail the roles of art in public space from different actor perspectives prof. thomas hengartner
BOLAY Matthieu UNINE E-Mail La circulation des personnes dans les espaces de l'extraction aurifère artisanale en Afrique de l'ouest (Guinée, Mali, Côte d'ivoire) Prof. Janine Dahinden
BRAVO Barbara IHEID E-Mail “Imagi(nations) of Timor-Leste: ‘Onde o Sonho e a Saudade se Confundem’” Professor Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff
BROBBEY Maame Kyerewaa IHEID E-Mail Politics and Practice of Small-scale mining industry in Africa
My thesis is still in the proposal development stage
BÜRGE Michael UNIZH E-Mail Crossing Borders, Crossing Sovereignty: An Ethnography of Local Practices of Regulation of Translocal Flows and Reconfigurations of Sovereignty beyond, within and with the State in Sierra Leone (working title) Prof. Shalini Randeria
Dr. Gerhard Anders
BUSSET Michaël UNIL E-Mail "Kosovo je Srbija - Kosovo is Serbia". An ethnography of Serbian pilgrimages in Kosovo. Prof. Irene Maffi (Unil)
BYRNE Sarah UNIZH E-Mail Becoming a Contender: Legitimacy, Authority and the Power of Making Do in Nepal’s Permanent Transition Benedikt Korf 2015
CANGIÀ Flavia UNIFR E-Mail "Performing the Buraku. Narratives on Cultures and Everyday Life in Contemporary Japan" Christian Giordano 2010
CHAMEL Jean UNIL E-Mail (provisional title) “Everything is connected”. Ethnography of a Network of Intellectuals of Environmentalism (France-Switzerland): From Systemic Collapse to Holistic and Monistic Ecospirituality. Prof. Raphaël Rousseleau
Dr. Yvan Droz
CHURCH Willem UNILU E-Mail Patrons to Gold: The Resource Curse, Nacsent Clientism, and Emerging Inequality in the Context of Mining in Wampar, Papua New Guinea Prof. Dr. Bettina Beer
COHN Miriam UNIBAS E-Mail Staging intangible culture: migrant theatre productions Prof. Dr. Walter Leimgruber
CUPELIN Ekaterina IHEID E-Mail The Kalaydji Roma: Encountering Self, State and Other Professor Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff
DE COULON Giada UNINE E-Mail Processus décisionnels de requérants d’asile déboutés de Suisse : quelle est la marge de manœuvre des acteurs? Etude de l’importance des réseaux sociaux face à une décision administrative de renvoi. Dr. Janine Dahinden
DERUNGS Nicolas UNINE E-Mail The role of cross-compliance instruments in the prevention of soil erosion in Switzerland: interdisciplinary analysis of an on-going failure Prof. Ellen Hertz
Prof. Edward Mitchell
DIETZ Daniela UNIZH E-Mail On Bridges and Boundaries in Istanbul. An anthropological perspective on “agency” and “structure” in a contested urban space. Prof. Dr. Peter Finke
DIKOVIC Jovana UNIZH E-Mail Prof. Dr. Peter Finke
Dr. Slobodan Naumovic
FIORONI Claudie IHEID E-Mail "Politics of Work" and "Politics at Work" : The Case of the Jordan Phosphate Mine Company Professor Riccardo Bocco
GEORGE Alex M. UNIFR E-Mail Intergenerational mobility and accessing opportunities: Analysis of changing Dalit lives Prof. Beatrice Renzi (Erfurt Universität) Prof. Véronique Pache Huber (Université de Fribourg)
GEORGE Rosemary IHEID E-Mail Transforming Returnees into Development Agents: Subjects, belonging and agencies involved in the creation of transnational development agents in an Indian context. Prof. Isabelle Milbert
GROLIMUND Andrea Patricia UNIL E-Mail Ageing, Agency and Health in Urbanizing Dar es Salaam Prof. Dr. Brigit Obrist
Prof. Dr. Till Förster
GUNES Ozge Burcu IHEID E-Mail Economic and financial strategies of Roma in Sakarya, Turkey Prof. Jean-Michel Servet
HERTIG Gabriela IHEID E-Mail Stem Cell Biotechnologies in India Prof. Aditya Bharadwaj 2018
HERTZOG Alice ETHZ E-Mail Urbanization on the Move. Investigating patterns of migration and urbanisation along the Beninois Littoral Dr Christian Schmid
Dr. Armelle Choplin & Dr. Pius Krütli
HUGHES Maria UNIZH E-Mail Narratives and Ontologies of faith-based aid workers Prof. Dr. Johannes Quack (ISEK Universität Zürich)
Prof. Dr. Thomas G. Kirsch (Universität Konstanz)
HÜRLEMANN Seraina UNIL E-Mail Rural Tourism and Local Perceptions of Change (In Yunnan, China) Christophe Clivaz
IONITA Irina IHEID E-Mail How is Another Knowledge Possible? Reflections on Empathy and the Colonial Difference in the Context of Indigenous Studies in Canada Prof. Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff
JACOT DESCOMBES Andrea UNINE E-Mail "La parola che fa vedere" - Le théâtre de narration en Italie Prof. Ph. Geslin, professeur associé à l'Université de Neuchâtel 2016
JAEGER Ursina UNIZH E-Mail Children’s Pathways of Belonging. An Ethnography of a Kindergarten Class in a Diversified Swiss Neighborhood Prof. Dr. Annuska Derks
Prof. Dr. Laura Gilliam
JASHARI Shpresa UNINE E-Mail LANGUAGE AS B/ORDER: Crossing European Borders and Boundaries through Mandatory ‘Pre-Integrative Language Testing’ Prof. Janine Dahinden
KASSEM Susann IHEID E-Mail The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon: An Ethnographic Study of the Practices of Peacekeeping Riccardo Bocco
KAUFMANN Lena UNIZH E-Mail Paddy field bound: Chinese rice farmers’ strategies for protecting their farmland resources in rural-urban migration, 1980s to 2010s Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch
Prof. Dr. Annuska Derks
KESSELRING Rita UNIBAS E-Mail "The Formation of a Victims' Subject Position in Today's South Africa: Embodiment and Juridification of Apartheid-Era Violence" Prof. Till Förster
Assoc. Prof. Fiona Ross, UCT
KHAZAEI Faten UNINE E-Mail La fabrique de la différence: Double standard dans la prise en charge institutionnelle des violences conjugales en Suisse Prof. Janine Dahinden
Prof. Marylène Lieber
KOBI Madlen UNIBE E-Mail Constructing, Creating, and Contesting Cityscapes. A Socio-Anthropological Approach to Urban Transformation in Southern Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. Prof. Heinzpeter Znoj, Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Berne
Prof. Ellen Hertz, Institut d'Ethnologie, Université de Neuchâtel
KUIJPERS Anna Elisabeth UNIZH E-Mail Development and Trust in Upper Mesopotamia' GAP Project Peter Finke
Heinz Kaufeler
LANDOLT Gabriela UNIBE E-Mail Change and Adaptation in the Swiss Alps: Bargaining Processes and Rule Constitution in the Collective Alpine Farming Prof. Tobias Haller
LEINS Stefan UNIZH E-Mail Cockpits of Capitalism: An Ethnography of Financial Analysis Prof. Dr. Peter Finke
Prof. Dr. Ellen Hertz
LEMS Annika UNIBE E-Mail Postdoctoral researcher in the SNF project "Transnational Biographies of Education. Young Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers and their Navigation through Shifting Social Realities in Switzerland and Turkey".
MANTEL Carola UNIZH E-Mail Lehrperson, Migration und Differenz. Lebens- und berufsgeschichtliche Erfahrungen und Umgangsweisen mit Differenz und Zugehörigkeit bei Primarlehrpersonen der zweiten Einwanderergeneration Prof. Dr. Heinz Käufeler
MARTI Irene UNINE E-Mail Living the Prison: An Ethnographic Study of Indefinite Incarceration in Switzerland (working title) Prof. Ellen Hertz 2020
MASTRANGELO Simon UNIL E-Mail « Giving meaning to a life course. Representations and beliefs of Tunisian undocumented migrants (harraga) » Émigrer en quête de dignité Tunisiens entre désillusions et espoirs Prof. Monika Salzbrunn 2017
MATEOC Raluca UNIFR E-Mail The everyday memory of collectivization and rural socialism in a Transylvanian countryside Prof. Francois Ruegg 2017
MEIER Michael UNIZH - "Looking for digital smoke signals" - digital humanitarianism in Indonesia Prof. Dr. Annuska Derks
MENET Joanna UNINE E-Mail Mobilität und transnationale soziale Praktiken am Beispiel des Salsatanzes (titre provisoire) Prof. Dr. Janine Dahinden
MISZAK Nick IHEID - Development, land conflicts and the construction of political order in post-2001 Afghanistan Alessandro Monsutti
MOHAMED Akram IHEID E-Mail Migration Intermediaries: Implications and Mechanisms on Migrant’s Networks among Pakistani in China (Hong Kong) Alessandro Monsutti
MOOSER Sandra UNIBE E-Mail «Look, This Is Us!» - Nollywood-Inspired Migrant Filmmaking in Switzerland Prof. Dr. Heinzpeter Znoj
Prof. Michaela Schäuble and Prof. Dr. Kathrin Oester
NEUHAUS Juliane UNIZH E-Mail Studying the local state in Papua New Guinea. Prof.Dr. Shalini Randeria, Zürich
Prof.Dr. Bettina Beer, Luzern
NIEDERBERGER Thomas UNIBE E-Mail Autonomy in the Amazon: the Gobierno Territorial Autonomo de la Nacion Wampis Prof. Tobias Haller
Peter Bille Larsen
NIZARD Caroline UNIL E-Mail Du souffle au corps. Processus d'apprentissage du yoga entre France et Suisse Prof. Raphaël Rousseleau 2018
NKOMO Melusi IHEID E-Mail Beliefs, rituals and contemporary capitalism on South Africa’s platinum mines Professor Filipe Calvao
Professor Dunbar T. Moodie
ORVISKA Lucia UNIFR E-Mail "Social trust and mistrust in the world of wealth." How do they circulate in Central-Eastern Europe and Private banking field. Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Ch. Giordano
PANWAR Amishi IHEID E-Mail Private and public cord blood banking and stem cell research/therapy in India Prof. Aditya Bharadwaj
PERRENOUD Patricia UNIL E-Mail Helping behaviors around pregnancy and birth: the experience of independent midwifes as a confronting mirror to Evidence Based Practice Ilario Rossi
PETZOLD Aurélien UNINE - La fabrique du genre dans les jeux vidéo en ligne (titre de travail) Prof. Janine Dahinden
PIECEK Monika UNIGE - Politiques de boundary work et l’assurance invalidité suisse Marylène Lieber
Jean-Pierre Tabin
RAM LIPIN IHEID E-Mail Kerala and its Communists: Rethinking Democracy, Violence, and the Political Prof. Shalini Randeria
RANA Divya IHEID E-Mail Problematic Linear Development Discourse in Practice: Rationality of Traditional Healing Systems Amidst Pluralism of Health Choices in Nepal Prof. V.K. Nguyen
REHSMANN Julia UNIBE E-Mail A new liver, a new life? Intimate uncertainties and moral economies of transnational liver transplantation in Germany. Prof. Dr. Sabine Strasser
REPETTI Marion UNIL E-Mail L’intégration sociale des retraités comme défi pour le 21ème siècle? René Knüsel
REY Jeanne IHEID E-Mail Migration and Pentecostalism Yvan Droz
REY Raphaël UNINE E-Mail Constructing asylum narratives in the Swiss procedure: practices and perspectives of asylum seekers Christin Achermann
RICKLI Francesca UNIZH E-Mail Successful ageing - for all? An Anthropological Study on the Understanding of Excluding Aged People with Disabilities from positive Ageing Paradigms Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch
ROUGEMONT Héloïse UNIGE E-Mail Le ciment de mes ancêtres. Construction sociale et transmission informelle des Événements et du Destin commun en Kanaky-Nouvelle-Calédonie Marie-Noëlle Schurmans
Bernard Rigo
RUDNICKA Marta UNILU E-Mail Tastescapes in Ghana. Eating, tasting and culinary praxis in northern Ghana Prof. Bettina Beer
Prof. Till Förster
SAÏD Ibrahim IHEID E-Mail Normalization and the production of disciplined Subjects in Israel/Palestine
SANTSCHI Martina UNIBE E-Mail Negotationg authority and statehood in Southern Sudan Prof. Hans-Rudolf Wicker, University of Bern
SCHAPIRA Raphael IHEID E-Mail Good citizens on the mats: Embodying Fadda Brazilian jiu-jitsu in Rio de Janeiro's periphery Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff 2021
SCHICK Marie-Laure UNIL E-Mail Le recours à la culture dans le champ de la santé. Ethnographie d’un programme de la Croix-Rouge Suisse en Amazonie équatorienne Ilario Rossi
Jean-Pierre Chaumeil
SCHNEIDER-BEAN Sundae UNIBE E-Mail Exploring Identity Negotiation through Bi-national Married Couples in Switzerland H.R. Wicker (through 2009)
SCHULER Marie-Theres UNIZH E-Mail Disability and Humanitarian Assistance - Negotiating Aid along Vulnerability Categories in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Prof. Mareile Flitsch
Prof. Susan Reynolds Whyte
SCHULZ Mascha UNIZH E-Mail Informal Politics, Cultural Activism and the State in Urban Bangladesh Johannes Quack
SEN MOOKERJEE Anuradha IHEID E-Mail Choosing Citizenship: Investigating the Binary of Inclusion and Exclusion in the Former Border Enclaves in India and Bangladesh Professor Alessandro Monsutti
SIEGL Veronika UNIBE E-Mail Making a living by making life? Transnational circuits of egg donation and surrogacy between Russia and the European Union Prof. Sabine Strasser
SNIKERSPROGE Ieva IHEID E-Mail Working Alternatives to capitalism: Factory Take-Overs by Workers and Return to Land in 21st century France Filipe Calvao
Shalini Randeria
STOCKER Ladina UNIFR E-Mail Motion at the linguistic border: On the influence of language dominance and language mode on the expression of motion in bilinguals (French-German)
SUMARDJONO Ervita UNIBE E-Mail Indonesian Women in Switzerland Prof. Heinz Peter Znoj
SUTER REICH Virginia UNIBE E-Mail Alevi Diaspora in Switzerland and beyond Martin Sökefeld
Julia Eckert
SVATON Carla Jana UNIBE E-Mail Die Integrierten: Eine Ethnographie der Übersetzungs- und Inskriptionsprozesse einer "integrativen Volksschule" Prof. Dr. Heinzpeter Znoj
Prof. Dr. Ueli Hostettler
TCHERMALYKH Nataliya IHEID E-Mail Art of dissent : performative disobedience, controversial aesthetics and narratives of show-trials on artists within the post-Soviet public sphere Gregoire Mallard
TERRY Cristian UNIL - Tisser la valeur au quotidien. Une cartographie de l’interaction entre humains et textiles andins dans la région de Cusco à l’heure du tourisme du XXIe siècle Irene Maffi 2019
TODISCO Claudio IHEID E-Mail The Banality of Aid: on Conflict, Humanitarianism and Migration among the Murle of South Sudan Alessandro Monsutti
TUBACH Linda UNIZH E-Mail Dealing with Uncertainty: Changing strategies, institutions and perceptions among pastoralists in western Mongolia Prof. Dr. Peter Finke
VIONNET Claire UNIL E-Mail Les ombres en danse contemporaine. Métaphores pour penser le(s) sens de l'expérience du sujet dansant Vincent Barras, Historien du corps, Lausanne
Christina Thurner, Tanzwissenschaftlerin, Bern
VOIROL Jérémie UNIL E-Mail Les fêtes comme dispositif dynamique d’autodéfinition identitaire autochtone : le cas des Otavalos des Andes équatoriennes Irene Maffi
VOYLOSHNIKOVA Daria UNIFR E-Mail Ecoregional Governance: Transboundary Environmental Cooperation in the Carpatho-Danubian Basin (working title) Prof. Christian Giordano
VUILLEUMIER Julien UNINE - Alternative agro - food networks: innovative integration of sustainable eating habits and food production? Marion Fresia, extraodinary professor, anthropology institute, University of Neuchâtel 31.12.2016
WICKLI Urs Andreas UNIZH E-Mail Museology; the present and future of ethnographic museums Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch, director of the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich and Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Zurich
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WUTHRICH Clotilde UNIL E-Mail Artistas de Transito. Politiques et narrations de l'histoire dans les arts visuels contemporains de La Havane, Cuba Prof. Irene MAFFI 2016
WYSS Anna UNIBE E-Mail Lost in Transit? Fragmented Journeys of Young Migrants with no Chances of Admission in Europe Prof. Dr. Christian Joppke
Prof. Dr. Janine Dahinden
ZINGG Irène UNIBE E-Mail Langues (il)légitimes ou 'ce que parler veut dire' Prof. Dr. Heinzpeter Znoj, Universität Bern, Institut für Sozialanthropologie 2023