neubert

Prof. Dr. Dieter Neubert

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-4119 (phone)

+49 (0) 921 55-4118 (fax)

Email: dieter.neubert@uni-bayreuth.de


Research interests

sociology of development policy (NGOs, emergency aid, participation), political sociology of Africa (democratisation, civil society, conflicts and conflict regulation), risks and disasters, local knowledge, participative methods, globalisation

Geographical Area

Africa (mainly Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda; also Mozambique and Ghana), supplementary Vietnam, Thailand


Development Sociology

Academic Vita

since 2000

Chair of Development Sociology, University of Bayreuth

1999-2000

Visiting Professor, Institute of Agriculture and Social Economy in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim

1998-1999

Professor (temporary) Development Sociology, University of Bayreuth

1995-2000

Visiting Lecturer at the Institute of Sociology, Freie Universität Berlin

1994

Habilitation in Berlin

1987-1998

Lecturer, Institute for Anthropology and African Studies, University of Mainz

1986

PhD in Mainz

1984-1987

Research Fellow, College of Education, Heidelberg

1979-1982

Research Fellow, Institute of Pedagogy, University of Mainz

1978-1979

Social worker, city of Schwalbach a. T.

 

Studies in Mainz

Memberships and functions in academic organisations

since 2010

Member of the Board of the Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland e.V. (VAD)

2009

Member of the steering committee of the “European conferences of African Studies” in Leipzig

2007

Member of the steering committee of the “European conferences of African Studies” in Leiden

2005

Member of the steering committee of the “European conferences of African Studies” in London

2004-2007

Speaker of the Collaborative Research Centre 560 "Local action in Africa in the context of global influences"

2002-2004

Member of the Extended Board of the Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland e.V. (VAD)

2001-2009

Director / Deputy Director of the Institute of African Studies, University of Bayreuth 

2000-2009

Representative of the University of Bayreuth at the network of European Institutes of African Studies (AEGIS)

1998-2000

Member of the Extended Board of the Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland e.V. (VAD)

1996-2001

Speaker / deputy speaker of Entwicklungssoziologie und Sozialanthropologie (ESSA) of the German Sociological Association, since 2008 treasurer

1993-1996

Member of the Extended Board of the Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland e.V. (VAD)

1991-1993

Member of the Board of the Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland e.V. (VAD)

 

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal "Peripherie"

 

Member of the Association Euro-Africaine pour l'Anthropologie du Changement Social et du Développement (APAD)  

 

Member of the Centre for natural risks and development in Bayreuth (ZENEB)