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M.A. Tina Brüderlin

Tina Brüderlin 4

John-F.-Kennedy Institute

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Education

 

1997-2005    M.A. in Ethnology, American Studies and Cultural Geography from the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz/Germany

M.A. Research Topic: “The Incorporation of Children into the Society: Pre-and Postnatal Rituals among the Hamar of Southern Ethiopia

2000-2001    Dartmouth College, N. H./USA

 

Professional Experience

 

since July 2009    Research Associate, JFK-Institute for North American Studies, Dept.of History at the Freie University Berlin.

Research project: “One History-Two Perspectives: Culturally specific modes of representation of the “exotic other” at the Pacific Northwest Coast

2008    Collections Assistant, African Ethnology, Dept. of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y.C. (June ’08- June ’09)

2007    Curatorial Assistant, North American Ethnology, Dept. of Exhibition and Anthropology at the American Museums of Natural History, N.Y.C. (Dec. ’07- June ’09)

2006    Research Associate for the interdisciplinary Special Research Project  (SFB 295) “Cultural and Linguistic Contacts. Processes of Change in Historical Areas of Tension of Northeast Africa and West Asia.” Project C7 “Contact and Innovation. Alliances and Cultural Neighborhood in Ethiopia. Research on the Change of Contact Situations in Southern Ethiopia” at the Mainz University (Apr. ’06-Okt. ’07)

Volunteer, African Department of the Museum of World Cultures Frankfurt am Main (April ’06- Dec. ’07)

Collections Assistant, African Ethnology and North American Ethnology, Dept. of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y.C. (January ’06- March ’06)

2005    Internship,  African Ethnology and North American Ethnology, Dept. of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y.C. (Oct.- Dec.)

2002-2005     Student Research Assistant of the SFB 295: C7, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (June ’02- Dec. ’05)

 

Field research

 

2007    in Tsamai and Hamar, South Omo/Ethiopia on cultural neighborhood (Febr.-April)

2006    in Hamar, South Omo/Ethiopia on change and innovation (Oct.-Nov.)

2002    in Hamar, South Omo/Ethiopia on the incorporation of children (August-Oct.)

2001    in Hamar, South Omo/Ethiopia on the incorporation of children (August-Sept.)

2001    in Morocco fort he Geographical Dept. Mainz University on gentrification in the Royal Cities (March)

2000    in Hamar, South Omo/Ethiopia introductional studies and to learn language (Febr.-April)

 

Teaching Experience

 

SS 2007    “Birth and childhood: an intercultural comparison“,Graduate course at the Dept. for Ethnology and African Studies, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

 

Workshops and Exhibitions

 

2005    Conceptualization and compilation of the digital museumcatalogue and database for the South Omo Research Center and Museum (SORC) in Jinka/Ethiopia.

Curated the exhibit “Poetics in South Ethiopian Landscapes” exhibited at the SORC, Jinka (ongoing)

 

2004    Co-curated the exhibition “Encounters in Southern Ethiopia: The Pride and Social Worthiness of Women in South Omo “exhibited at SORC, Jinka (ongoing)

Natural History Museum Mainz/Germany (Nov. ’05)

Womens’ Museum Wiesbaden/Germany (Sept.-Nov. ’04)

 

2002     Co-organized and supervised the workshop

“The Pride and Social Worthiness of Women in South Omo” (10.4.-10.8.2002)

at SORC, Jinka/Ethiopia in collaboration with the SFB 295, Mainz University

 

Co-curated the exhibition

“Convergence and Divergence: The Diversity of Material Culture in South Omo”

exhibited at SORC, Jinka/Ethiopia (ongoing)

 

2001    Co-organized and supervised the workshop “Convergence and Divergence: The Diversity of Material Culture in South Omo” (9.16.-19.18.2001) at the SORC in Jinka/Ethiopia in collaboration with the SFB 295, Mainz University

 

Publications

 

in progress: Contribution to Epple, Susanne und Yntiso, Gebre (eds.) „Images of Self and Other: Essays on Identity and Cultural Diversity in Ethiopia“, Mainzer Beiträge zur Afrika-Forschung. Rüdiger Köppe Verlag. Köln.

 

2009     Contributions to Sibeth, Achim (eds.) „Being Object Being Art: Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Museums der Weltkulturen Frankfurt am Main“, Museum der Weltkulturen Frankfurt am Main. Ernst Wasmuth Verlag Tübingen/Berlin.

 

2004    Epple, S. &Brüderlin, T. (Hrsg.) “The Pride and Social Worthiness of Women in South Omo-Transcriptions of the Intercultural Women’s Workshop Held at the South Omo Research Center, Jinka, Ethiopia. Oct. 4th-8th 2002”. (elektronisches Dokument: www.uni-mainz.de/Organisationen/SORC/content/view/58/41)

2003    Epple, S. &Brüderlin, T. (Hrsg.) “Convergence and Divergence: The Diversity of Material Culture in South Omo- Workshop and Debates at the South Omo Museum and Research Center, Jinka, Ethiopia. Sept. 16th-18th 2001”. (elektronisches Dokument: www.uni-mainz.de/Organisationen/SORC/content/view/58/41)

 

 Scholarships

 

2000    Special Student scholarship from the Dartmouth College, N.H. and the Federation of German-American Clubs e.V.

2000    Student fieldwork scholarship by the Sulzmann Foundation Mainz