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Dr. Christine Scherer

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Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS)


Education

  • 4/1991 – 10/1996 Studies in Social Anthropology, Political Science, and Romance Studies, University of Bayreuth;  Magister Artium, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gerd Spittler


Academic Degrees

  • 2007 Doctorate: Social Anthropology, Topic of dissertation: Art-Making in Zimbabwe  Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Till Förster, Prof. Dr. Peter Probst, Iwalewahaus, University of Bayreuth


Professional Background

Since 11/2007Coordinator of the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), (GSC 144)
7/2007 – 10/2007

Coordinator of the Institute of African Studies (IAS), University of Bayreuth

11/2006 – 6/2007

Coordinator of SFB-FK 560 "Local action in Africa in the context of global influences" at the University of Bayreuth; support in coordinating the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) (GSC 144) in the Excellence Initiative

7/2003 – 6/2004Scholarship recipient in the programme "Promoting equal opportunities for women in research and teaching" at Bavarian universities to complete dissertation
12/2000 – 6/2003

Research Associate at the Iwalewahaus and doctoral research at the collaborative research centre "Local action in Africa in the context of global influences" (SFB/FK 560)

Other

  • Consultant for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Editorial responsibilities: Newsletter of African Studies (NAB) 2006 – 2007; book series Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung (LIT – Verlag) since 2006
  • Memberships: German Anthropological Association (GAA); Society for University Research (GfHF)
  • Professional training: Newspaper traineeship as an editor (1988-1990); freelance scientific journalist for broadcasts and print media (1990-2000)
  • Family responsibilities: 11/1996 – 12/2000 Family phase following Magister degree

Scherer_Christine


Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS)


Regional Focus:

  • Zimbabwe

Research Topics:

  • Art in Africa
Scherer_Christine


Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS)


Selected publications

2014

Agency and changing world views in Africa
publ: Neubert, Dieter; Scherer, Christine
Berlin : Lit Verlag, 2014. - 167 page . - (Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung; 40)

Neubert, Dieter; Scherer, Christine
An introduction
Agency and changing world views in Africa
Berlin : Lit Verlag, 2014. - page 1-13 . - (Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung; 40)

2009

Scherer, Christine
Kunstschaffen in Zimbabwe : zwischen Werkskunst und Kunstwerk
Berlin, LIT, 2009. - 352 page (dissertation, 2007, )

Scherer_Christine


Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS)


Dr. Christine Scherer

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies

University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

Phone: 0921 / 55-5100
E-mail: christine.scherer@uni-bayreuth.de
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