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Dr.
Sophia
Thubauville

Sophia Thubauville is a social anthropologist working at the Frobenius-Institute in Frankfurt. She has been conducting long-term research among the Maale and Ongota in southern Ethiopia on women’s life histories, agency and concepts of pollution. She also edited the volume “Cultural Neighborhood in Southern Ethiopia” with Echi Gabbert and prepared the focus issue “Cultural Diversity in Ethiopia” together with Susanne Epple in the journal Paideuma.

Prior to her appointment at the Frobenius-Institute, she has been working at the University of Mainz, the South Omo Research Center in Jinka, Ethiopia and the Max-Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany.

Within AFRASO she is exploring the networks of Indian university lecturers in Ethiopia.

Project / Institute / Department: 

Frobenius-Institut

Street / P.O. Box: 

Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1

Postcode (ZIP Code): 

60323

City: 

Frankfurt

Country: 

Germany

Phone: 

+49 (0)69 798-33240

AFRASO I Projects: 

AFRASO Publications: 

Thubauville, Sophia ; 2014 ; University Boom in Ethiopia and Professional Abundance in India: A New Wave of High-Skill Migration to Africa? ; The Age of Asian Migration. Continuity, Diversity, and Susceptibility ; Yuk Wah Chan, David Haines and Jonathan Lee ; Cambridge Scholars Publishing ; 396-410
Thubauville, Sophia ; 2013 ; Indian academics in Ethiopia: South-south migration of highly skilled Indians ; Diaspora Studies ; Volume 6, issue 2 ; Taylor and Francis
Thuabauville, Sophia ; 2013 ; Indian Academics in Ethiopia – South-South Migration of Highly Skilled Indians. ; Diaspora Studies ; 6(2) ; 123–133
Thubauville, Sophia ; 2014 ; From Ancient Trade Routes to Cooperation in Higher Education Indo-Ethiopian Relations and India’s Role in Ethiopia’s University Boom ; Journal of Sociology and Social and Social Anthropology. SpecialVolume: AFRICA AND INDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY: CONTEXTS, COMPARISONS AND COOPERATION ; Anand Singh and Nandini Sen ; Special Issue of Journal of Sociology and social Anthropology - No. 4 ; Kre Publishers ; Kre Publishers ; 73-82
Sophia Thubauville, Frauke Katharina Eckl, Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel ; 2017 ; Ethiopia’s Asian Options: A Collage of African and Asian Entanglements ; Insight on Africa ; Vol. 9, Issue 2 ; SAGE Publications ; 98-108

Talks / Lectures: 

Sophia Thubauville ; 2013 ; University Boom in Ethiopia and Professional Abundance in INdia: A New Wave of Highly Skilled Migration to Africa ; S2-E: South-South Cooperation in Higher Education: Migration of Indian University Lecturers to Ethiopia , S2-E: Süd-Süd-Kooperation im Hochschulsektor - Migration von indischen Hochschullehrern nach Äthiopien ; Asian Migration and the Global Asian Diasporas ; Hongkong
Sophia Thubauville ; 2013 ; University Boom in Ethiopia and Professional Abundance in India: A New Wave of Highly Skilled Migration to Africa ; S2-E: South-South Cooperation in Higher Education: Migration of Indian University Lecturers to Ethiopia , S2-E: Süd-Süd-Kooperation im Hochschulsektor - Migration von indischen Hochschullehrern nach Äthiopien ; International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Conference ; Manchester
Eckl, Frauke; Mageza-Barthel, Rirhandu & Thubauville, Sophia (panel convenors) ; 2015 ; South Korean-Ethiopian Interactions ; S2-C: New Approaches to Transnational Gender Politics: Chinese-African Collaboration, S2-E: South-South Cooperation in Higher Education: Migration of Indian University Lecturers to Ethiopia , S3-C: New Approaches to Negotiating Development: South Korean-African Interactions ; 19th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES) ; Warsaw
Thubauville, Sophia ; 2015 ; Migration of Indian Academics. Chance or risk for Ethiopia’s university sector? ; S2-E: South-South Cooperation in Higher Education: Migration of Indian University Lecturers to Ethiopia , S2-E: Süd-Süd-Kooperation im Hochschulsektor - Migration von indischen Hochschullehrern nach Äthiopien ; ICES-Konferenz ; Warschau
Thubauville, Sophia ; 2015 ; Migration of Indian Academics. Chance or risk for Ethiopia’s university sector? ; S2-E: South-South Cooperation in Higher Education: Migration of Indian University Lecturers to Ethiopia , S2-E: Süd-Süd-Kooperation im Hochschulsektor - Migration von indischen Hochschullehrern nach Äthiopien ; African-Asian Encounters (II): Re-Thinking African-Asian Relationships: Changing Realities - New Concepts ; Kapstadt
Thubauville, Sophia ; 2016 ; Migration of Indian Academics. Chance or risk for Ethiopia’s university sector? ; S2-E: South-South Cooperation in Higher Education: Migration of Indian University Lecturers to Ethiopia , S2-E: Süd-Süd-Kooperation im Hochschulsektor - Migration von indischen Hochschullehrern nach Äthiopien ; Diaspora and International Migration In Development: Comparative Global Experiences ; JNU, New Delhi

Publications: 

List of Publications

2014 together with Christina Gabbert: Gender and identification in patrilineal and patriarchal societies: case studies from southern Ethiopia. Paideuma 60: 139-154.

2014: Mobile women, immobile men? Gender and identification of women among the Maale of southern Ethiopia. Paideuma 60: 155-170.

 

2014: University Boom in Ethiopia and Professional Abundance in India: A New Wave of High-Skill Migration to Africa? In: Yuk Wah Chan, David Haines and Jonathan Lee (eds.): The Age of Asian Migration. Continuity, Diversity, and Suceptibility. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 396-410.

 

2014: "Time has brought it!": Narrating female identities and change in Maale. In: Susanne Epple (ed.): Creating and Crossing Boundaries in Ethiopia. Dynamics of Social Categorization and Differentiation. Münster: LIT: 115-126.

2013 Getting Used to the Anthropologist. In: Strecker, Ivo und Shauna LaTosky (eds.): Writing in the Field. Festschrift for Stephen Tyler. Wien, Berlin: LIT: 51-52.

2013 Indian Academics in Ethiopia – South-south Migration of Highly Skilled Indians. Diaspora Studies 6 (2): 123-133.

2013 Local Knowledge versus National Development: Bride Seclusion among the Maale as a Period of Preparation and Consolidation. African Study Monographs, Supplementary Issue 46: 97-120.

2012 Brides behind bars: Maale women as captives between tradition and development. Paideuma 58: 213-228.

2012 together with Susanne Epple: Cultural diversity in Ethiopia between appreciation and suppression. Paideuma 58: 153-166.

2012 Memorial for Heroes. Tribal Art 64: 84-91.

2012 Schlummernde Heiligtümer. In: Deliss, Clementine (ed.): Objekt Atlas - Feldforschung im Museum. Bielefeld: Kerber.

2011 together with Richard Kuba: Das Frobenius-Institut in Frankfurt. EthnoScripts 35(2), 91-97.

2011 Briefe einer kühnen Expedition. Elisabeth Paulis Berichte aus Südäthiopien. In: Jebens, Holger und Markus H. Lindner (eds.): Herbarium der Kultur. Ethnographische Objekte und Bilder aus den Archiven des Frobenius-Instituts. Frankfurt am Main: Frobenius-Institut.

2011 Unabhängige Fremde. Mobilität und Identität von Frauen in Maale, Südäthiopien. Paideuma 57, 121-134.

2010 zusammen mit Graziano Savà: The Ongota. A branch of the Maale people? Ethnographic, historic and linguistic traces of contact of the Ongota people. In: Christina Gabbert und Sophia Thubauville (eds.): To live with others. Essays on cultural neighborhood in southern Ethiopia. Köln: Köppe.

2010 Amity through intermarriage. Some outcomes of a workshop on intermarriage between the Maale, Aari and Banna people of southern Ethiopia. In: Christina Gabbert und Sophia Thubauville (eds.): To live with others. Essays on cultural neighborhood in southern Ethiopia. Köln: Köppe.

2010 together with Christina Gabbert: To live with others. Essays on cultural neighborhood in southern Ethiopia. Köln: Köppe.

2010 Die Wandernde ist eine Kuh. Lebenswege von Frauen in Maale, Südäthiopien. Köln: Köppe.

2005 Maale Material Objects in Their Social and Ritual Context. Arbeitspapiere des Instituts für Ethnologie und Afrikastudien der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Nr. 61. Online: http://www.ifeas.uni-mainz.de/workingpapers/ AP56.pdf.