Buhl, Andrea


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’.
www.ethnologie.uni muenchen.de/forschung/doktoranden/buhl_dok)

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


Research Interests

Health care systems; palliative care; cancer; organizational anthropology; medical transfer; intercultural communication for medical studies/teaching


Research Area(s)

East Africa (Tanzania, Ethiopia); South Africa; Germany


Conference Presentations

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.