CV

CURRENT POSITION:

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Graduate Center City University of New York (CUNY), Prg in Sociology
  • Cultural Expert for Eritrea, ESCR Research Project, Oxford University (UK)
  • Research Associate, Anthropology Institute, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland 


PAST POSITIONS:

  • Postdoc Research Fellow, University of Applied Science in Geneva (HETS)
  • Guest Researcher, Anthropology Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Postdoctoral research fellow (SNSF), African Studies Centre, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Teaching assistant, Anthropology Institute, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland


EDUCATION: 
2011                             Ph.D. Anthropology. University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
2008 – 2010             Swiss Graduate Program in Anthropology. (Doctoral School)
1994 – 2002              
Licence ès Lettres et Sciences Humaines. University of Neuchâtel


OTHER APPOINTMENTS (selection):
2010 – Present       Editor, TSANTSA, Journal of the Swiss Ethnological Society (with A. Lavanchy)
2010 – Present       Eritrea Country Expert
                                                       Swiss Federal Office of Migration (BFM)
                                                       The Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency
   
                                                    Office français de protection des réfugiés et des apatrides (OFPRA)
   
                                                    Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) and Immigration Appeals Board (UNE)
                                                        UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR)
2011                           Museum Associate, Ethnography Museum of Neuchâtel
   
                                                   Exhibition "What are you doing after the Apocalypse?"


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
2011 – Present        
Expert LiSS (Living in a Surveillance Society), COST Action EU Framework Programme
2011 – 2012            
Postdoctoral research fellow, African Studies Centre, Leiden University (NL)
2007 – 2008           
Guest research fellow at the Legal Pluralism Group, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
2004 – 2007           
Research fellow, Anthropology Institute, University of Neuchâtel and Asmara University
1999 –2000             
Graduate research fellow, Collection for the Ethnography Museum of Neuchâtel (religious art)


RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS:
2013– 2015               Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship. Swiss National Scientific Foundation (SNSF)
                                       Revolution Reloaded? Political Culture and Social Tensions Among Eritrean Social Movement
                                       Organizations in Exile.

2011– 2012               Postdoctoral Fellowship. Swiss National Scientific Foundation (SNSF)
                                       The Reach of the Eritrean State: State Surveillance and Mobilization of Eritrean Migrants 
                                        in Switzerland and in The Netherlands.

2007                            Research Scholarship. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
                                       Guest at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Legal Pluralism Group)         

2004– 2007             Research Grant. Swiss National Scientific Foundation (SNSF) (Div.1)
                                        Power and Mediation: Legal Pluralism and Institutional Changes in Eritrea (with Prof. E. Hertz) 


TEACHING EXPERIENCE: details here

FIELDWORKS:
                                        Switzerland, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Norway, UK  (2008 – 2013)
                                        incl. SNSF Postdoctoral Project, interviews and observations in Eritreans communities
                                        Eritrea (2005 – 2007)
                                        SNSF Project and dissertation field-research in Asmara and villages, 25 months
                                        Eritrea (2003)
                                        Data collection for drafting SNSF Project (Div. 1), 3 months
                                        Naples and Southern Italy (1999)
                                        MA thesis field-research and collection of religious artefacts, 10 months


LANGUAGES:
                                       French Native
                                       English Fluent
                                       Italian Fluent
                                       German Passive
                                       Tigrinya Passive


PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:
2011 – Present         Peer Reviewer for several journal articles
2010 – Present        
Member of the Advisory Board of the Swiss Anthropological Association
2011                          
External Reviewer for Swiss National Science Foundation
2003 – 2010            
Member of Editorial Board TSANTSA. "Current Research" Editor
2008 – 2010            
Secretary of www.ethnographiques.org (open access journal of social sciences)
2002 – 2004            
Faculty Delegate at Faculty Council, University of Neuchâtel
2004                          
Conference Convener for the 100th Anniversary of the Ethnography Museum of Neuchâtel


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
2013– Present          AAA
2011 – Present          
EASA
2010 – Present         Surveillance Studies Network
2000 – Present        Swiss Anthropological Association (SEG-SSE) 


PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:
2011                               Country of Origin Information Standards and Research Training (ACCORD Bern)
2009                              
Teaching at University Level Pedagogy course (University of Neuchâtel and Lausanne)
2008                              
Giving Effective Research Presentation in English (University of Bern)
2004                              Mediation and Other Methods to Foster Democratic Dialogue (CEU Budapest)



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