Teaching

Upcoming teaching

  • Dance in the religious traditions of the Himalaya, Tibet and Mongolia (Institute for the Science of Religion and Central Asian Studies, University of Bern, Spring Semester 2018, 19.02.2018-01.06.2018)
  • Summer School: Ethnographic drawing in practice and theory (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, in collaboration with Bern University of the Arts, HKB, 11.-15.06.2018)

 

Past teaching

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

  • Shamans and Neoshamans in Nepal (Erasmus exchange teaching)

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)

2001/2002 (special department for advanced training and department for social and cultural anthropology, University of Zürich)

  • intercultural communication