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Simon Holdermann, M.A.

Short Biography

  • since 2018  Collegiate at the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities, Class 7 “Decentering Europe: Comparative Perspectives from the Global South
  • 2016-2017  field work in Morocco
  • since 2016  Junior researcher and PhD student with project B04 “Digital publics and social transformation in the Maghreb” at the Collaborative Research Center 1187 “Media of cooperation”
  • 2015  study abroad at the University of California, Berkeley, USA (with a PROMOS grant of the German Academic Exchange Service)
  • 2014-2016  Participant of the research master program at the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities
  • 2013-2016  M.A. studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Cologne
  • 2013-2015  Student research project “Jewish life on Norderney“ headed by Prof. Dr. Regina Grundmann (Jewish studies, Münster University)
  • 2011  study abroad at Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
  • 2009-2013  B.A. studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology and Religious Studies at Münster University

Research Interests and Regional Focus

Anthropology of media and technology, socio-economic transformation and development, tourism, media ethnography and ethnographic theory, practice theory, postcolonial theory.

North Africa and the Mediterranean