Profile

This is me

I am a cultural anthropologist with specialization in science and technology studies, environmental anthropology and critical infrastructure studies. Currently, I am working as a postdoc at the Institute for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology at Goethe-Universtiy Frankfurt/Main. 

Drop me a message if you'd like to share ideas, collaborate or get to know each other. I am happy to hear from you!

kathrin.eitel[a]posteo.de

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Expertise

Infrastructures, Recycling Economies, Waste, Critical Urban Studies, Anthropology of Climate Change, Feminist STS, Queer Ecologies, Ontologies

Regional Expertise

2017 - dato

Research Associate

Institute for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology, Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

2014 - 2016

Research Associate

BA Program 'Metropolitan Cultures' at HafenCity University Hamburg

2014

Intern

German International Development Organization (GIZ)

2013 - 2014

Graduate Assistant

Research Area ‘Public Spheres’ at the Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe’, University of Heidelberg

2010 - 2012

Student Assistant

Research Area ‘Transcultural Visuality’ at the

Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe’, University of Heidelberg

Experience

Education

04/2017 – 02/2021

PhD Cultural Anthropology

Supervised by Prof. Dr. Gisela Welz (GU Frankfurt) + Prof. Dr. Asta Vonderau (Uni Halle)

Awarded with the ‘Environment and Sustainability Prize’ by Goethe-University | the publication is funded by the Wilhelm Hahn und Erben Foundation and GRADE Sustain

04/2007 – 10/2013

Magistra Artium
in Social Anthropology

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and Political Science and History at Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg.

Supervised by Prof. Dr. Guido Sprenger + Dr. Christian Strümpell (both Uni Heidelberg)

08/2009 – 10/2010

Master Program

MA Program ‘Political Science and Philosophy’ at Istanbul Technique University, Istanbul (Turkey)

Scholarships | Grants

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2021

Awarded with the ‘Environment and Sustainability Prize’ by Goethe University for my dissertation

Grant received for the publication of my dissertation, awarded by the Wilhelm Hahn und Erben Foundation

Grant received for Open Access publication of my dissertation by GRADE Sustain

Grant for free registration at ICAS 12, Japan

2019

Approved funding for a student excursion to the EASST/4S conference August 18-21, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic by the Förderfonds Lehre SoSe 2020 of Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

Granted funding for the Special Issue ‘Ecological Ontologies’ in the Journal Berliner Blätter by the Open Access Fund of Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

Funding for the 12. Ph.D. workshop for ethnographic research (to be held in March 2020) by GRADE Center Social Science, Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

2018

Conference Scholarship for the 4S Annual Conference in Sydney (Australia), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Conference Scholarship for attendance at the 4th Vienna Ethnography Laboratory“, 26.09-28.09.2018, University of Vienna (Austria), Freunde und Förderder, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main

funding for inaugural conference of a German-wide STS network,  EASST

2017

Scholarship for Researches Abroad, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Memberships | Affiliations

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