Author: wbkolleg

Why my Humanities Library will never be a Total Library–praise be!

wbkolleg , May 28th, 2020


Michael Toggweiler The Unitobler Library of the Faculty of Humanities in Bern, Switzerland / Foto: Gabriel Rosenberg Until the beginning of the 1990s, the Faculty of Humanities at…


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In Praise of Empathy

wbkolleg , March 31st, 2020


Ruramisai Charumbira Corona Virus graffiti – Seen in the UK on 15th March 2020 before the lockdown procedures came into place. Wikimedia Commons If you had told me…


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Agenda 2030 in Mali

wbkolleg , September 25th, 2019


Eine Spurensuche in der ländlichen Gemeinde von Dioro Djouroukoro Diallo Verkehr in Bamako | Bild: flickr/ LenDog64 Wieder einmal bin ich in Bamako, der Hauptstadt Malis. Genau vor…


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Nice to know oder grenzüberschreitende Wissenschaft?

wbkolleg , July 10th, 2019


Ein selbstreflexiver Bericht eines interdisziplinären Versuchs Pascale Schild Mein Schatten und ich, Kirsten Schmiegelt, 2019 Ich bin Sozialanthropologin und betreibe Ethnografie und e…


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Sufi Performance as Political Intervention

wbkolleg , May 2nd, 2019


Rafique Wassan Feminist activist artist Sheema Kermani performing in the Sufi shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sindh, Pakistan, 2019 Sufism, the mystical, spiritual tradition of Islam has…


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Ethnography as Gift Exchange

wbkolleg , March 20th, 2019


A critical workshop recapitulation Zainabu Jallo Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper’s view on gift exchange. Episode “The Big Bang Theory, Episode “The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis” (2008) …


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