Research

Some recent activities:

Birgit Bräuchler discusses “Do we need a ‘cultural turn’ in peace research? Anthropological contributions” with Ambassador Dr. Günther Bächler, Special Representative of the OSCE for the Caucasus, and Prof. Dr. Ursula Schröder, Director of the IFSH and Professor of Peace Research and Security Policy, at The Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (IFSH), University of Hamburg, 7.11. 2017

Workshop organisation at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt on “Local-Global Relations and Frictions in Interdisciplinary Perspective: Conceptual and methodological reflections”, 15./16.11.2017   (Monash-PRIF collaboration)

Current research projects:

“Indigenous media and conflict transformation in Indonesia” (April 2016 – )

Funding Institution: German Foundation for Peace Research

Institution hosting the project in Germany: Frobenius Institute at Goethe-University Frankfurt

Movement poster that rejects land reclamation plans in Bali
Movement poster that rejects land reclamation plans in Bali
Rainforest and mangroves: A delicate ecosystem endangered by plans to open the area up for sugar cane plantations, thus threatening the livelihoods of the Aru people
Rainforest and mangroves: A delicate ecosystem endangered by plans to open the area up for sugar cane plantations, thus threatening the livelihoods of the Aru people

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Contested Plural Ecologies: Anthropological Perspectives on Southeast Asia” (2016-2018)

Academic network funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG). Over a three year period, the twelve network members will work on human-nature-relationships in Southeast Asia and will elaborate on the question how heterogeneous theories and data on human-nature-relationships can be synthesized in a newly manner.

‘Divergent resource claims in plural ecologies. Case studies from Southeast Asia’
Participants of our Network Meeting in Konstanz, 6.-8. July 2017, organized by Judith Beyer (University of Konstanz, Germany) and Birgit Bräuchler (Monash University)