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Freie Universität Bozen

Professor*innen auf Planstelle der 2. Ebene

Elisabeth Tauber

Short bio

I have done research on nomadism, marriage and death with Sinti in northern Italy. I am interested in begging and gift exchange, and in ethnographic archival research inspired by the mnemonic practices of my interlocutors and postcolonial theories about silenced voices in the archives. Together with my colleagues at the Malinowski Forum, we are researching Malinowski's and Elsie Masson's stay in South Tyrol from 1922-1934.
More recently, I have been focusing on alpine semi-natural grasslands, for which I co-lead the LEAD SNF project "Global pastures". In collaboration with ecologists and designers, we consider grass as a more-than-human subject through which we get a unique perspective on changes in human practices and landscapes embedded in local and global networks.


Anthropologie interkultureller Prozesse

17204 · M-DEA/01 · Bachelor in Kommunikations- und Kulturwissenschaften · DE


15138C · Doktoratsstudium in Allgemeiner Pädagogik, Sozialpädagogik, Allgemeiner Didaktik und Fachdidaktik · EN

Ethnographische Feldarbeit

54108B · M-DEA/01 · Master in Angewandter Linguistik · DE

Inter- und transkulturelle Ansätze in kommunikativen und organisatorischen Prozessen

53137A · M-DEA/01 · Master Innovation in Forschung und Praxis Sozialer Arbeit · EN

Theorie: Soziologie

95912Q · SPS/08 · Weiterbildender Master (Grundstufe) in Design für Kinder: Objekte, Räume, Prozesse und Erfahrungen · EN


Faculty of Education, area 7: Socio cultural worlds: institutions, welfare, social professions, environment and population.


Co-coordinatior of the Malinowski Forum for Ethnography and Anthropology.


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