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Hanna Lena Reich

Junior Fellow

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth


Email: hanna-lena.reich@uni-bayreuth.de

Current Project

Perceptions of the night in Nairobi, Kenya


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Anthropology of the night, nightlife, nightshift work, Atmosphere(s), Phenomenology, Urban Anthropology

GEOGRAPHICAL AREA:

Kenya, Tanzania


Academic Vita

Since April 2015

Doctoral fellow at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) 

2014

Master’s degree in Social Anthropology and Development Sociology: Culture and Society in Africa, University of Bayreuth, Germany.

Conference Presentations

2019

Ethnologisches Kolloquium Bayreuth. Title: “Night is in the air” – atmosphere(s) in anthropology.

2018

International conference on the urban night: Governance, Diversity, Mobility (Sofia University, 7.-9.06.2018). Title: “The Two Sides of Nairobi Nightlife – Leisure Activities as Inclusive and Exclusive Experiences”.

2018 re:work Summer Academy “Labour and Leisure in Global History” (Mombasa und Nairobi 9.-16.09.2018). Title: “Perceptions of the Night in Nairobi".



Publications

Reich, Hanna Lena (2019). "At night I am free like a bird": the Night-time World of Trans Nairobians. In: Gender and Social Encounters: Experiences from Africa. Memusi, Shillah S. & Adeyemi Balogun (ed./eds.). Bayreuth: Institute of African Studies. 71-98.


Reich, Hanna Lena (2019). Exploring the Night: Fieldwork Experiences from Nairobi. In: The Multiplicity of Orders and Practices: a Tribute to Georg Klute. Hüsken, Thomas; Alexander Solyga & Dida Badi (ed./eds.). Köln: Köppe. 385-398.