Judith Beyer awarded Fernand Braudel Associate Directorship

In 2018, Judith Beyer is invited to spend one month as Associate Research Director (Directeur d’Études Associés) at the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) in Paris.

During her research stay, Judith Beyer will give lectures at the Collège de France (EHESS/CNRS), the Centre d’Études Turques, Ottomanes, Balkaniques et Centrasiatiques (CETOBAC), and the Centre d’Étude des Mouvements Sociaux (CEMS-IMM).

The Fernand Braudel Associate Directorship is an international mobility programme...


DFG project “Activist becomings in South Africa and Myanmar.“

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has granted 4 PhD positions at the University of Konstanz for a joint comparative research project on “Activist becomings in South Africa and Myanmar.“ Research will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Thomas Kirsch and Prof. Dr. Judith Beyer. The outcomes will provide new knowledge concerning practices of democratic participation in the midst of urban and postcolonial crisis. With a focus on material and non-material infrastructure, the project seeks to provide new...



Divergent resource claims in plural ecologies. Case studies from Southeast Asia (Workshop). Organized by Judith Beyer (University of Konstanz) and Birgit Bräuchler (Monash University, Australia).