Academic teaching

Upcoming teaching

  • Religion and Emotions: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches (together with Prof. Dr. Andrea Rota, Institute for the Science of Religion and Central Asian Studies, University of Bern, autmn Semester 2018)

 

Past teaching

2018 (Institute for the Science of Religion and Central Asian Studies, University of Bern)

  • Dance in the religious traditions of the Himalaya, Tibet and Mongolia

2018 (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, in collaboration with Bern University of the Arts, HKB)

  • Summer School: Ethnographic drawing in practice and theory

2018 (Central Asian Seminar, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University Berlin)

  • Shamans and Neoshamans in Nepal (Erasmus exchange teaching)
  • Drawing as visual research method

2017 (Institute for the Science of Religion and Central Asian Studies, University of Bern)

  • Qualitative-empirical research on religion: Field research and participant observation (AWARDED for excellent teaching)
  • Introduction to the Science of Religions I

2017 (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bern)

  • Drawing as ethnographic and analytic method

2016 (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bern)

  • Ritual efficacy put to test

2015 (Institute for the Science of Religion and Central Asian Studies, University of Bern)

  • Rituals in the Himalaya in the mirror of the material turn.

2015/2016 (Seminar for the Study of Religions, University of Zürich)

  • Basic courses in methods of social sciences: field research

2015 (Central Asian Seminar, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University Berlin)

  • Ethnographic drawing (Erasmus exchange teaching)
  • Ritual Specialists – Case Study Nepal (Erasmus exchange teaching)

2014/2015 (Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, University of Vienna)

  • Comparative ethnography of dance in Nepal

2007 (Ethnographic Museum, University of Zürich)

  • Advising-group for MA-students of Prof. Dr. Michael Oppitz
  • Fashion and power

Four terms cycle 2003-2005 (Ethnographic Museum, University of Zürich)

  • Myth and Object (including practica and exhibition “Jenseitswelten” / “otherworlds”)

2003 (Ethnographic Museum, University of Zürich)

  • Secret societies
  • Introduction to visual anthropology

2002/2003 (Ethnographic Museum, University of Zürich)

  • ethnographic drawing
  • Spencer und Gillen (by proxy for Prof. Oppitz)
  • Portraits of local cultures: The Naga (by proxy for Prof. Oppitz)

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