Susanne Fehlings


Current Position: Lecturer and Postdoc at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Research Interest: Economic Anthropology; Anthropology of Islam, Urban Anthropology; Markets, Trade and Entrepreneurship; Post Soviet Countries; Caucasus and Central Asia, Silk Road, Global China


2013 Defense of Ph.D. (1. Advisor: Prof. Dr. Roland Hardenberg; 2. Advisor: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Alex)
2001-2007 Archeology, Art History and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Tübingen (Master of Arts (Magister))
2004/2005 Russian Language and Ethnography at the Lomonosov University in Moscow (MGU)
2000/2001 Archeology and Art History at the Université de Paris – Sorbonne, Paris IV

Relevant Publications:

  • 2015    Intimacy and Exposure – Yerevan’s Private and Public Space, in International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 7/8: 513-532.
  • 2014    Jerewan: Urbanes Chaos und soziale Ordnung. Münster: Lit-Verlag.
  • 2012       Auf der Suche nach der verlorenen Zeit, in: Kaschuba, W. & Krebs, M. & Pilz, M. (Hrsg.). 2012. Die Postsowjetische Stadt: Aushandlungsprozesse im Südkaukasus. Berlin: Panama Verlag: 150-167.
  • 2010    Die Kaskade von Jerewan, Armenien, in: Trialog 105, 2/2010: 38-41.
  • 2010    The Private and the Public Spheres in Yerevan, as observed from an Anthropologist from abroad, in: Armenian Popular culture XV, Tradition and Modernity in Armenian Culture. 2010. Yerevan: Gitutyun pub.; Armenian Academy of Sciences: 108-118.
  • 2008    Ruhestätten in bester Lage: Räumliche Ordnungen sozialer Werte auf Friedhöfen in Simferopol/Krim. Münster: Lit-Verlag.

Other: Field research in Armenia, Georgia, China and Crimea

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