Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and The Ethnographic Collection

Publications

2017
  • "Journey in translation or: translating silences. Reflections on the documentation and interpretation of oral traditions." In Bustorf, Dirk, Alexander Meckelburg und Sophia Dege-Müller (eds.), Oral tradition in Ethiopian Studies. Supplement to AETHIOPICA - International Journal of Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

  • 2016
  • "Cultural neighbourhood in Ethiopia and the world?" (with Sophia Thubauville) In Eloi Ficquet, Ahmed Hassen and Thomas Osmond (eds.), Movements in Ethiopia, Ethiopia in Movement: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies. Addis Ababa: Los Angeles: Tsehai Publishers: 41-49.

  • 2015
  • "Dynamics of Identification: Research on Northeast Africa at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle/Saale." (with Günther Schlee) In Wolbert G.C. Smidt and Sophia Thubauville (eds.), Cultural Research in Northeastern Africa. German Histories and Stories. ITYOPIS. Northeast African Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Extra Issue Vol. 1: 229-237.

  • 2014
  • "Songs of Self and Others: Music as Identification among the Arbore of Southern Ethiopia." In Felix Girke (ed.), Ethiopian Images of Self and Other. Schriften des Zentrums für Interdisziplinäre Regionalstudien 2. Halle/Saale: Universitätsverlag Halle-Wittenberg: 105-120.

  • "Powerful Mothers -Radical Daughters. Fables about and Cases of Women's Agency among the Arbore of Southern Ethiopia." Paideuma 60: 187-204.

  • "Women's Perspectives on Patrilineality. Case Studies from Southern Ethiopia." (with Sophia Thubauville) Paideuma 60: 139-154.

  • Lands of the Future. Transforming Pastoral Lands and Livelihoods in Eastern Africa (with Jon Abbink, Kelly Askew, Dereje Feyissa Dori, Elliot Fratkin, John Galaty, Shauna LaTosky, Jean Lydall, Hussein A. Mahmoud, John Markakis , Günther Schlee, Ivo Strecker, David Turton) Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Papers 155. Halle/Saale: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology.

  • "The Global Neighbourhood Concept. A Chance for Cooperative Development Or Festina Lente." In Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe (ed.), A Delicate Balance. Land Use, Minority Rights and Social Stability in the Horn of Africa. Addis Ababa: Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa University: 14-37.

  • 2013
  • "To Work with Ginno - Reflections on Fieldwork in Arbore." In Ivo Strecker and Shauna LaTosky (eds), Writing in the Field. Festschrift for Stephen Tyler. Berlin, Wien: LIT Verlag: 107-115.

  • 2010
  • "Songs." (with Hugo Ferran, Arnaud Kruczynski, Claire Locombe, Katell Morand, Leila Quashu, Ilaria Sartori, Olivier Tourny) In Siegbert Uhlig (ed.): Encyclopaedia Aethiopica Vol. 4 O-X, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz: 710-714.

  • To Live with Others. Essays on Cultural Neigbhorhood in Southern Ethiopia. (with Sophia Thubauville) Cologne: Köppe.

  • "Introduction." In Echi Christina Gabbert and Sophia Thubauville (eds), To Live with Others. Essays on Cultural Neigbhorhood in Southern Ethiopia. Cologne: Köppe, 13-28.

  • "Mountains for Each Other. Insights into Arbore-Wata Wando Relationships." In Echi Christina Gabbert and Sophia Thubauville (eds), To Live with Others. Essays on Cultural Neigbhorhood in Southern Ethiopia. Cologne: Köppe: 157-185.

  • 2008
  • "Narrated Identities or The Said and the Sung- Praise and condemnation of self and others in Arbore song poetics." In Francois-Xavier Fauvelle-Aymar (ed.): Annales d'Éthiopie. Vol. XXIII (2007-2008). Paris, de Boccard: 259-280.

  • 2007
  • "Gordjante Arbore." (with Ginno Ballo) In Ivo Strecker and Marcus Verne (eds), Astonishment and Evocation. Festschrift for Stephen Tyler's 75th Birthday, Vol. 2 (preprint): 10-14.

  • 2006
  • "Von der Schönheit der einfachen Kalebasse. Bemerkungen zu einer Sammlung äthiopischer Ethnografica aus Arbore." In Kerstin-Volker Saad & Anna Greve (eds.): Äthiopien und Deutschland, Sehnsucht nach der Ferne. Leipzig, Deutscher Kunstverlag: 228-243.

  • "Arbore Soundscape - Remapping Arbore through Music." In Siegbert Uhlig (ed.), Proceedings of the XVth International Conference of Ethiopian Studies: Hamburg July 20 - 25, 2003. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz: 428-434.

  • "Metamorphosis of a Karmet song in Arbore." In Ivo Strecker (ed.): The perils of face: essays on cultural contact, respect and self-esteem in southern Ethiopia. Münster, Hamburg, London: Lit (Mainzer Beiträge zur Afrika Forschung Bd. 10): 269-287.

  • 2005
  • Final Report of the Arbore Food Aid Project (with Felix Girke)

  • 2003
  • "Arbore Soundscape or Stumbling into a New Chapter." In Eva-Maria Bruchhaus (ed.), Hot Spot Horn of Africa: between Integration and Disintegration. Münster: Lit: 118-122.

  • Report on Hunger in Arbore. (with Felix Girke)