Carolin Maevis, M.A.

Coordinator: Research and Teaching Network: Media, Culture, and Society

Room: 6.004
Phone: +49 (0)221 470-2609
Email:
Carolin.Maevis@uni-koeln.de
Office Hours: monday 2-3:30 pm 

by appointment via email only

by appointment via email only

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2012 lecturer at the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Cologne

    Lecturer at the University of Cologne, Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology

  • 2012 Master of Arts in Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Cologne. Master Thesis (Magisterarbeit): “Mediated immediacy – Safari Tourism in Kenya and the making of an authentic experience of African nature” (Die Vermittlung von Unmittelbarkeit: Bilder und Erleben „ursprünglicher Natur“ von Safari Touristen am Lake Naivasha (Kenia))
  • 2009/2010 study of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Provence, Aix-Marseille I (six months)
  • 2008-2012 student assistant (studentische Hilfskraft) at the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Cologne
  • 2008 Bambara language course in Bamako (Mali, 2 months) at the Centre National des Ressoures de l’Education non formelle (CNR-ENF)
  • 2008 Internship in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo, three months): Centre Mgr. Munzihirwa - Réinsertion des Enfants de la Rue
  • 2005-2012 study of Social and Cultural Anthropology, African Studies and Science of Education at the University of Cologne

Recent Fellowships/Awards

  • 2008-2012 Nomination and scholarship 'Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes'
  • 2008 DAAD Scholarschip language course Bambara

Research Interest and Regional Focus

  • Research Interest:
    Mobility, Religion, Identity, Media, Gender

  • Regional Focus:
    West Africa, Europe (France)

Research Project

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • Books:

    2012: Die Vermittlung von Unmittelbarkeit: Bilder und Erleben 'ursprünglicher Natur' von Safari-TouristInnen am Naivashasee, Kenia. Kölner ethnologische Beiträge, Heft 4.

  • Presentations: 

    2016: A West African Traveling Muslim Association and the Circulation of Believers, Ideas and Religious Objects. Paper presented at the 3e rencontre des Jeunes Chercheur.e.s. en Études Africaines (Paris).