Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and The Ethnographic Collection

Publications

Monographs

2006
  • Abheben und Geerdet Sein. Afrikanisch Tanzen als transkultureller Erfahrungsraum. Münster: Lit.

  • Edited Volumes

    2014
  • with Geert Castryck (eds.): Special issue on "Performing Space in Urban Africa." Africa 84 (1): 1-118.

  • 2011
  • with Thomas Faist (eds.): Unravelling Transnational Social Spaces between Ghana and Germany. Münster: Lit.

  • Refereed Articles

    2017
  • "'C'est d'abord moi': performing the identity of a professional female choreographer." Journal of African Cultural Studies 29 (2): 227-243. [DOI: 10.1080/13696815.2016.1200963]

  • 2014
  • with Geert Castryck: "Introduction: Performing Space in Urban Africa." Africa 84 (1): 1-16.

  • "Create Your Space: Locating Contemporary Dance in Ouagadougou." Africa 84 (1): 55-77.

  • "Modes of Professionalism. Inscribing Contemporary Dance in an African Context." ISA eSymposium for Sociology, Vol. 3, December 2014.

  • 2013
  • " 'Communication is the key': Promoting Gender Equality in Senegal." Frankfurter Afrikanistische Blätter (20), Special Issue on "Language and Development", ed. by R. M. Beck, 101-123.

  • 2007
  • " 'We don't want equality, we want to be given our rights': Muslim women negotiating global development concepts in Senegal." Afrika Spectrum 42 (1): 29-48.

  • 2002
  • "Empowerment via Embodiment: Die Bedeutung des Körpers in transkultureller Praxis am Beispiel der afrikanischen Tanzszene in Berlin." Sociologus 2002 (2): 215-244.

  • Articles and Book Chapters

    forthcoming
  • "La localité de l'art global. Danser le contemporain à Ouagadogou (Burkina Faso)." In Création artistique et imaginaires de la globalisation, edited by Sarah Andrieu and Emmanuelle Olivier. Paris: Hermann.

  • 2014
  • "Modes of Professionalism. Inscribing Contemporary Dance in an African Context." ISA eSymposium for Sociology, Vol. 3, December 2014.

  • 2013
  • "Culture as a Resource for Development? Critical Perspectives From the Field of Contemporary African Dance." In Self-Reflexive Area Studies, edited by Matthias Middell, 249-277. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag.

  • "'Communication is the key': Promoting Gender Equality in Senegal." Frankfurter Afrikanistische Blätter (20), Special Issue on "Language and Development", edited by R. M. Beck, 101-123.

  • 2011
  • " 'We are not equal!' - Methodological Reflections on Conducting Research on Migrants as Development Actors." In Unravelling Transnational Social Spaces between Ghana and Germany, edited by Thomas Faist and Nadine Sieveking, 187-217. Münster: Lit.

  • "Die Transformation von Geschlechterverhältnissen im Spiegel des Entwicklungsengagements afrikanischer Migrantinnen und Migranten in Deutschland." In Potenziale der Migration zwischen Afrika und Deutschland, edited by Tatjana Baraulina and Andrea Riester, 378-399. Nürnberg: BAMF.

  • 2010
  • "Mobility and the gendered dynamics of migration - challenging German development cooperation in Ghana and Mali." In Mobility, Transnationalism and Contemporary African Societies, edited by Tilo Grätz, 138-164. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • 2008
  • "Women's Organisations Creating Social Space in Senegal." In Negotiating Development in Muslim Societies. Gendered Spaces and Translocal Connections, edited by Gudrun Lachenmann and Petra Dannecker, 37-65. New York: Lexington.

  • "Negotiating Women's Rights from Multiple Perspectives: The Campaign for the Reform of the Family Law in Senegal." In Negotiating Development in Muslim Societies. Gendered Spaces and Translocal Connections, edited by Gudrun Lachenmann and Petra Dannecker, 145-170. New York: Lexington.

  • 2006
  • "Animism on stage. Tracing anthropology's heritage in contemporary African Dance in Europe." In Celebrating Transgression. Method and Politics in Anthropological Studies of Cultures, edited by Ursula Rao and John Hutnyk, 153-164. New York & Oxford: Berghahn Books.

  • "Subversive Körper. Sabar-Tanzen in Deutschland und Senegal." In Kulturelle VerWandlungen. Die Gestaltung Sozialer Welten in der Performanz, edited by Ursula Rao, 107-132. Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang.

  • 2004
  • " 'Praktizierter Animismus.' Die Bedeutung ethnologischer Diskurse für zeitgenössische afrikanische Tänzer und Tänzerinnen in Europa." In Tanz anderswo: intra- und interkulturell. Jahrbuch Tanzforschung, 14, edited by Krassimira Kruschkova and Nele Lipp, 161-176. Münster: Lit.

  • "Techniken der Artikulation: Zur ethnologischen Interpretation körperlicher Praxis." In Moderne und postkoloniale Transformation. Ethnologische Schrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Ute Luig, edited by Hansjörg Dilger, Angelika Wolf, Urte Undine Frömming, and Kerstin Volker-Saad, 71-84. Berlin: Weißensee.

  • 2002
  • "Afrikanisch Tanzen in Berlin. Zur leiblichen Realität des Imaginären." In Tanz Theorie Text. Jahrbuch Tanzforschung, 12, edited by Gabriele Klein and Christa Zipprich, 155-171. Münster: Lit.

  • Online Publications

    2016
  • with Lena Dallywater (eds.): "Vital Conjunctures Revisited - Gender in Times of Uncertainty." Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation Adaptation and Creativity in Africa: technologies and significations in the making of order and disorder, No. 18.
    http://www.spp1448.de/fileadmin/media/galleries/SPP_Administration/Working_Paper_Series/SPP1448_WP18_Sieveking_Dallywater_final.pdf

  • "Introduction: Vital Conjunctures Revisited - Gender in Times of Uncertainty." Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation Adaptation and Creativity in Africa: technologies and significations in the making of order and disorder, No. 18, 2-5.
    http://www.spp1448.de/fileadmin/media/galleries/SPP_Administration/Working_Paper_Series/SPP1448_WP18_Sieveking_Dallywater_final.pdf

  • 2015
  • "Les Récréâtrales ont été un déclencheur..." Entretien de Nadine Sieveking avec Massidi Adiatou et Jenny Mezile de la cie N'Soleh, Africultures.
    http://www.africultures.com/php/?nav=article&no=12930

  • 2013
  • with S. Andrieu: "Faire bouger les choses! Engagement féminin et dynamique de la danse contemporaine en Afrique", Africultures.
    http://www.africultures.com/php/index.php?nav=article&no=11290

  • 2009
  • "Probleme der Anerkennung des Entwicklungsengagements von Migrantinnen afrikanischer Herkunft in Deutschland." In Dossier Migration und Entwicklung der Heinrich Böll Stiftung.
    http://www.migration-boell.de/web/migration/46_1905.asp

  • with Petra Dannecker: "Gender, Migration and Development: An analysis of the current discussion on female migrants as development agents." In Migration Citizenship Education, edited by Netzwerk Migration in Europa e.V. http://migrationeducation.de/52.1.html?&rid=143&cHash=eca46c3642ebe44fd8b2a112dd420dd2