As part of a new bilateral agreement between the University of Konstanz and the University of Yangon in Myanmar, Myo Thitsar Khine is enrolled in the MA-programme “Anthropology and Sociology” at the Department of History and Sociology.
Our PhD candidate Carolin Hirsch gave together with Ada Chai an interview to "Opinion Leaders" on MI Radio, speaking about gender and sexual harassment in Yangon. They co-founded the initiative "Break The Silence: #AskForZarni" in Myanmar. This initiative raises awareness regarding sexual harassment and assault in the public space in Myanmar's former capital Yangon.
In her (Blog-) article 'Accountability in statelessness', Prof. Dr. Judith Beyer presents the outline of her ongoing research project, her role of being an country-of-origin expert in asylum cases and the anthropological concept of accountability. She furthermore presents ways in which accountablity is interlinked with statelessness.
Saheli Chatterjee, a graduate student from Delhi, does an interdisciplinary internship at the University of Konstanz. In June and July she is supporting Prof. Dr. Judith Beyer and Prof. Dr. Laura Rischbieter (History Department) in their respective research projects.