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International Conference at Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Seminar Room L115, Seminar Center
Otto-von Simson-Str. 26
Free University Berlin
19-21 July 2023

Organizing Team:

Anne Kukuczka (FU Berlin) is a research associate in the DFG project “Formations of the Gendered Self and Imaginations of Urban Modernity in the Chinese Periphery” at the working group “Gender, Body, Sexualities”, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, FU Berlin. She is also a PhD candidate at the Department for Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich. In her research she examines the everyday lifeworlds of women in urban Tibet through an exploration of their aesthetic self-making practices as well as imaginations and practices of modernity, femininity and the ‘good life’.

Claudia Liebelt (FU Berlin) is a professor in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Free University of Berlin. Her primary research interests are in the Anthropology of the Body and the Senses, gender and sexuality, as well as postsecularism and religion, with a focus on the Middle East and Turkey. She is the author of Caring for the ‘Holy Land’: Filipina Domestic Workers in Israel (Berghahn, 2011) and Istanbul Appearances: Beauty and the Making of Middle-Class Femininities in Urban Turkey. (Syracuse UP, forthcoming).

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