Since March 2012 Doctoral candidate at Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology and CIH – Center for International Health at Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany (‘Palliative Care in Tanzania exemplified by Cancer – A hospital based ethnography in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’.
Oct.2007 – Jan.2012 Magister Artium (M.A.) in Cultural Anthropology, Sociology and Intercultural Communication at LMU Munich, Germany
March – May 2011 Field research for M.A. Thesis at Jimma University Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia
Feb. – Aug. 2011 Member of IMECU (International Medical Culture) workgroup at LMU University Hospital Munich, Germany
December 2010 Field research ‘Organizational culture in a German hospital’ at Hospital Bogenhausen in Munich, Germany
Feb. – May 2009 Field research ‘HIV/Aids prevention in South Africa’ at NGO Hoops4Hope Cape Town, South Africa
Health care systems; palliative care; cancer; organizational anthropology; medical transfer; intercultural communication for medical studies/teaching
East Africa (Tanzania, Ethiopia); South Africa; Germany
2013. ‘In between medical sciences. Finding a way of medical anthropology research in palliative care in Tanzania’. MAYS Meeting ‘Impediments and Catalysts’ 10.06.2013 in Tarragona, Spain.
2013. ‘Asking questions with no answers’. SMA/EASA/URV Medical Anthropology Conference ‘Encounters and engagements’ 13.06.2013 in Tarragona, Spain.