Recent Publications

Working Paper Series

Article or Chapter

  • Giese, Karsten and Alena Thiel (2012) "The vulnerable other: Distorted equity in Chinese‐Ghanaian employment relations." in Ethnic and Racial Studies 37 (6): 1101‐1120.
  • Spencer, Sylvanus (2012) "The Use of Pop Songs by Sierra Leonean Youths in Enjoying the Space Created for Freedom of Expression after the Civil War." in Africa Today 59 (1): 71-86.
  • Thelen, Tatjana (2012) "Economic concepts, common grounds and ‘new’ diversity in the Anthropology of postsocialism: Reply to Verdery and Dunn." in Critique of Anthropology 32 (1): 87–90.
  • Kay, Rebecca, Sergei Shubin and Tatjana Thelen (2012) "Rural realities in post-socialist space: Introduction." in Journal of Rural Studies 28 (2): 55-62.
  • Gingrich, Andre and Tatjana Thelen (2012) "Comparative Anthropology: Achievements, Failures and Future." in Ethnologie Francaise 42 (2): 385-391.
  • Thelen, Tatjana (2012) "'The natural order of things' and State Policies: Parenting in eastern Germany after 1989." in Ethnologie francaise, Special issue on Parentés et Paternités 42 (1): 45-54 , edited by Martine Segalen.
  • Behrends, Andrea, and Julia Pauli (2012) "Zwischen Charisma und Korruption: Kontinuitäten und Brüche in der Auseinandersetzung mit Eliten in Afrika." in 50 Jahre Unabhängigkeit in Afrika: Kontinuitäten, Brüche, Perspektiven , edited by Thomas Bierschenk and Eva Spies, 301-320. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag.
  • Eckert, Julia (2012) "Theories of Militancy in Practice: Explanations of Muslim Terrorism in India." in Social Science History, Special Section: Cultures of Radicalization: Discourses and Practices of Political Violence and Terrorism 36 (3): 321-345.
  • Eckert, Julia, Zerrin Özlem Biner, Brian Donahoe, and Christian Strümpell (2012) "Introduction: Law’s Travels and Transformations." in Law against the State: Ethnographic Forays into Law's Transformations , edited by Julia Eckert, Brian Donahoe, Christian Strümpell, Zerrin Özlem Biner, 1-22. Cambridge
  • Eckert, Julia (2012) "Rumours of Rights." in Law against the State Ethnographic Forays into Law's Transformations , edited by Julia Eckert, Brian Donahoe, Christian Strümpell, Zerrin Özlem Biner, 147-170. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Eckert, Julia, Andrea Behrends, and Andreas Dafinger. (2012) "Governance - and the State: An Anthropological Approach." in Ethnoscripts 14 (1): 14-34.
  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel (2012) "'We are not paid - they just give us': Liberalisation and the longing for biopolitical discipline around an African HIV prevention trial." in Rethinking biomedicine and governance in Africa , edited by Paul Wenzel Geissler, Richard Rottenburg and Julia Zenker, 197-228. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel (2012) "'Transport to where?': Reflections on the problem of value and time à propos an awkward practice in medical research." in The value of transnational medical research: Labour, participation and care , edited by Ann H. Kelly and Paul Wenzel Geissler, 73-92. London: Routledge.
  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel, Ann H. Kelly, Babatunde Imoukhuede, and Robert Pool (2012) "Substantial transactions and an ethics of kinship in recent collaborative Malaria vaccine trials in The Gambia." in Collaborators collaborating: Counterparts in anthropological knowledge and international research relations , edited by Monica Konrad, 61-85. New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg, and Julia Zenker (2012) "21st century African biopolitics: Fuzzy fringes, cracks and undersides, neglected backwaters, and returning politics." in Rethinking biomedicine and governance in Africa , edited by Paul Wenzel Geissler, Richard Rottenburg and Julia Zenker, 7-19. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Ille, Enrico (2012) "The classification of drinking water between public administration and rural communities in South Kordofan, Sudan." in Sociologus 62 (1): 73-93.
  • Kelly, Ann H., and Paul Wenzel Geissler (2012) "Investigating the ethics and economics of medical experimentation." in The value of transnational medical research: Labour, participation and care , edited by Ann H. Kelly and Paul Wenzel Geissler, 1-12. London: Routledge.
  • Komey, Guma Kunda, and Enrico Ille (2012) "Suq Sumbuq: Geheime Märke im sudanesischen Bürgerkrieg." in Nomaden in unserer Welt. Die Vorreiter der Globalisierung: Von Mobilität und Handel, Herrschaft und Widerstand , edited by Jörg Gertel and Sandra Calkins, 106-115. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Park, Sung-Joon (2012) "Stock-outs in global health: Pharmaceutical governance and uncertainties in the global supply of ARVs in Uganda." in Rethinking biomedicine and governance in Africa , edited by Paul Wenzel Geissler, Richard Rottenburg and Julia Zenker, 177-194. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Langwick, Stacey (2012) "The Choreography of Global Subjection: The Traditional Birth Attendant in Contemporary Configurations of World Health." in Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa: Transnational Health and Healing , edited by Hansjörg Dilger, Aboulaye Kane and Stacey Langwick, 31-59. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • Erikson, Susan L. (2012) "Secrets from Whom? Following the Money in Global Health Finance." in Current Anthropology 56 (S12): 306-316.
  • Erikson, Susan L. (2012) "Global Health Business: The Production and Performativity of Statistics in Sierra Leone and Germany." in Medical Anthropology 32 (4): 367-384.
  • Erikson, Susan L. (2012) "Social Embodiments: Prenatal Risk in Postsocialist Germany." in Anthropologica 54 (1): 83-94.
  • McElroy, Theresa, Herbert Muyinda, Stella Atim, Patricia Spittal and Catherine Backman (2012) "War, Displacement and Productive Occupations in Northern Uganda." in Journal of Occupational Science 19 (3): 198-212.
  • Scholtes, Fabian (2012) "Afterthoughts: Issues for an Anthropology of Knowledge and Development." in Enviromental Uncertainty and Local Knowledge: Southeast Asia as a Laboratory of Global Ecological Change , edited by Anna-Katharina Hornidge and Christoph Antweiler, 273-279. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Langwick, Stacey, Hansjörg Dilger and Abdoulaye Kane (2012) "Introduction: Transnational Medicine, Mobile Experts." in Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa: Transnational Health and Healing , edited by Hansjörg Dilger, Abdoulaye Kane and Stacey Langwick, 1-29. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • Langwick, Stacey (2012) "'Agitating for Hope, Learning to Care'. Comment on Claire Wendland’s article 'Animating Biomedicine’s Moral Order: The Crisis of Practice in Malawian Medical Training'." in Current Anthropology 53 (6): 778-779.
  • Moradi, Fazil (2012) "The Baʿth Regime’s State of Exception: Configuration of de facto Sovereignty or al-Anfāl Operations." in Kawana 14: 28-37, translated into Kurdish by M. H. Saleh Tawfiq.
  • Redfield, Peter (2012) "Bioexpectations: Life Technologies as Humanitarian Goods." in Public Culture 24 (1): 157-184.
  • Redfield, Peter (2012) "The Unbearable Lightness of Expats: Double Binds of Humanitarian Mobility." in Cultural Anthropology 27 (2): 358-382.
  • Redfield, Peter (2012) "Humanitarianism." in A Companion to Moral Anthropology , edited by D. Fassin, 451-467. Malden: Blackwell.
  • Redfield, Peter (2012) "Sleeping Sickness and the Limits of Biological Citizenship." in Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa , edited by W. Geissler, R. Rothenburg and J. Zenker, 229-249. Bielefeld: transcript.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Breckenridge, Keith and Simon Szreter (2012) "Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History." Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Eckert, Julia, Brian Donahoe, Christian Strümpell, and Zerrin Ozlem Biner (eds.) (2012) "Law against the State: Ethnographic Forays into Law's Transformations." Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Kay, Rebecca, Sergei Shubin, and Tatjana Thelen (2012) "Rural realities in the post-socialist space (Special issue)." in Journal of Rural Studies 28 (2).
  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg, and Julia Zenker (eds.) (2012) "Rethinking biomedicine and governance in Africa." Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Kelly, Ann H., and Paul Wenzel Geissler (eds.) (2012) "The value of transnational medical research: Labour, participation and care." London: Routledge.
  • Dilger, Hansjörg, Abdoulaye Kane and Stacey Langwick (eds.) (2012) "Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa: Transnational Health and Healing." Bloomington: Indiana University Press.