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Jan
Beek

Project / Institute / Department: 

AFRASO

Additional Address Information: 

Juridicum, Campus Bockenheim

Street / P.O. Box: 

Senckenberganlage 31

Postcode (ZIP Code): 

60325

City: 

Frankfurt am Main

Country: 

Germany

Phone: 

069-798-25407

AFRASO Projects: 

AFRASO Publications: 

Beek, Jan ; 2016 ; Cybercrime, police work and stroytelling in West Africa ; Africa ; 86 (2)

Talks / Lectures: 

Beek, Jan ; 2014 ; Transnational Cyberfraud and Cyberpolicing ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming. ; School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi
Beek, Jan & Julia Verne ; 2015 ; Introduction: Geteilte Forschung ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming., S4-C: Afrikanisch-asiatische Interaktionen im Cyberspace. Transregionales Scamming., S4-A: Indian Ocean Imaginaries in East African Literature and Oral Culture, S4-A: Imaginationen des Indischen Ozeans in der ostafrikanischen Literatur und Oralkultur, S4-D: Post-Terrestrial Area Studies? The Indian Ocean, Translocal Histories and Maritime Constructions of Space, S4-D: Indischer Ozean, translokale Geschichte(n) und die maritimen Raumkonstruktionen transregionaler Area Studies ; Workshop Shared/Divided Research ; Goethe University, Frankfurt
Beek, Jan ; 2015 ; How to tell believable stories in times of crisis: Email interactions in African cyber fraud ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming., S4-C: Afrikanisch-asiatische Interaktionen im Cyberspace. Transregionales Scamming. ; DGV conference ; Marburg
Beek, Jan & Mirko Göpfert ; 2015 ; Gemeinsam ethnologisch forschen: Feldgeschichten teilen ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming., S4-C: Afrikanisch-asiatische Interaktionen im Cyberspace. Transregionales Scamming. ; Workshop Shared/Divided Research ; Goethe University, Frankfurt
Beek, Jan ; 2014 ; Finding Scammers: Kriminalpolizeiliche Ermittlungen gegen Internetbetrug in Ghana. ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming. ; Afrika-Kolloquium of the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Goethe University Frankfurt ; Goethe University Frankfurt
Jan Beek ; 2016 ; Doing Area Online: Internetkriminalität zwischen Afrikaund Indien. ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming., S4-C: Afrikanisch-asiatische Interaktionen im Cyberspace. Transregionales Scamming. ; Workshop: Doing Area ; Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Beek.Jan ; 2015 ; DEAR SIR OR MADAM – Internetkriminalität in Afrika und Asien ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming., S4-C: Afrikanisch-asiatische Interaktionen im Cyberspace. Transregionales Scamming. ; LehrerInnen-Fortbildung: „Afrika, Asien und wir?“ – AFRASO macht Schule! Entwicklungs- und Globalisierungsprozesse aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven ; Goethe University, Frankfurt
Beek, Jan ; 2014 ; Cybercrime between Africa, Europe, and India ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming. ; Roundtable discussion on India-Europe-Africa, Department of Civics and Politics and Centre for African studies, University of Mumbai ; University of Mumbai
Beek, Jan ; 2015 ; Cybercrime between Africa and India: doing area and maintaining national borders online. ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming., S4-C: Afrikanisch-asiatische Interaktionen im Cyberspace. Transregionales Scamming. ; “Crossing boundaries” ; Stellenbosch
Beek, Jan ; 2014 ; Cyber Fraud and Policing: From Africa to India ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming. ; Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi
Beek, Jan ; 2015 ; African-Asian scamming: the use of social imaginaries in transregional interactions. ; S4-C: African-Asian Interactions in Cyberspace. Transregional Scamming., S4-C: Afrikanisch-asiatische Interaktionen im Cyberspace. Transregionales Scamming. ; African Asian Encounters II:Re-Thinking African-Asian Relationships: Changing Realities - New Concepts ; Cape Town

Publications: 

Journal Articles

2013: State violence specialists in West Africa (with Mirco Göpfert). Sociologus 63 (1-2), 103–124.

2013: “Police violence in West Africa: Perpetrators’ and ethnographers’ dilemmas” (with Mirco Göpfert). Ethnography 14 (4), 477–500.

2012: “‘There should be no open doors in the police’: criminal investigations in Northern Ghana as boundary work”. Journal of Modern African Studies 50(4), 551-572. ©Cambridge University Press.

2011: “‘Every car has an offence on it‘: Register polizeilichen Handelns bei Verkehrskontrollen in Nordghana“. Sociologus 61(2), 197-222.

2011: “‘Ground work’ und ‘paper work’: Feldzugang bei Polizeiorganisationen in Westafrika“ (with Mirco Göpfert). Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 136, 189-214.

2010: “Étiqueter les ‘déviants’: le travail des policiers au Nord-Ghana“. Déviance et Société 34 (2), 279-290.

2009: “‘They are not enlightened‘. Wie Staatsbedienstete in Nordghana Differenz zwischen sich und ihren Klienten konstruieren“ (with Gifty Amo Antwi, Johanna Dienst, Mirco Göpfert, Maria Kind, Konstanze N’Guessan, Andrea Noll, Stefanie Ullmann und Bianca Volk). Arbeitspapiere des Instituts für Ethnologie und Afrikastudien der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Working Papers of the Department of Anthropology and African Studies of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) 97.