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Valerie Nur

Junior Fellow

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth


e-mail: valerie.haenisch@uni-bayreuth.de

Current Project

Eine ethnologische Untersuchung über das Handwerk und die Arbeit der inadan Tuareg im Niger.


Geographical Focus:

Niger, Mali


Academic Vita

since April 2012

PhD Candidate at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies 

2009-2011

Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Thesis: „Handwerker und Hirten: Arbeit, soziale Ordnung und Tausch im Adagh“ Master of Arts (pass with 1,1), Freie Universität Berlin (intermittent)  

2010

Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology at MMSH (Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l'Homme), Université de Provence

2008-2009

Studies in Social Anthropology and Sociology, Universität Basel 

2004-2007

Studies in Culture and Society of Africa, History and Religions of Africa, Bachelor of Arts, University of Bayreuth

Research Experience

12/2014 - 05/2015

field research in Niger (Region of Agadez)

02/2013 - 12/2013

field research in Niger

10/2011 - 02/2012

field research in Niger 

06/2009 - 09/2009

field research in Mali for Master Thesis 

11/2007 - 02/2008

field research in Mali

Scholarship

04/2013 - 09/2015

scholarship holder of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

10/2011 - 01/2012

PROMOS research grant (DAAD, Freie Universität Berlin) for research in Niger

summer 2009

Josef und Olga Tomcsik-Stiftung (Universität Basel) research grant for research in Mali

Presentations, Workshops and Summer Schools

September 2015

 "Der Schmuck der Einen - die Arbeit der Anderen" - DGV Tagung, Marburg, Germany

July 2015

 "Warum erledigen die Inadan nie einen Auftrag zum vereinbarten Termin?" - Ethnologisches Kolloquium Universität Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany

May 2015

 "Le statut social des Inadan" - Guest lecture at the Department of Sociology at Université Abdou Moumouni, Niamey, Niger

August 2014

 "Tempters and Craftspeople: Making of Value" - "Collaboration, Intimacy & Revolution - innovation and continuity in an interconnected world", 13th EASA Biennal Conference, Tallinn, Estonia

May 2014

 "Temptation. The Art of Tuareg Craftspeople." 13th International African Studies Conference, Institute for Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia

April 2014

"The 5 Most Common Tricks of Tuareg Craftspeople." Frühjahrestagung der Doktorandenforen Natur und Gesellschaft der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes,  WannseeFORUM Berlin, Berlin, Germany

February 2014

"Fieldwork among Tuareg Craftspeople in Niger: the Fieldworker's Quest Between the Field, Ethnographic Data and First Interpretation" - BIGSAS Colloquium

December 2012

"Craft, Work and Life Course. Tuareg Craftspeople and their Customers in Niger" - re:work Summer Academy "Work, Generation, and Life Course" in Johannesburg, South Africa

November 2012

"Custom made? Craft and Work of Tuareg Craftspeople in Niger" - Workshop of the BIGSAS Workgroup Tourism in Africa: Chances and Challenges