Social and Cultural Anthropology

Dr. Jeanne Féaux de la Croix

Junior Research Group Leader and leading researcher on a number of projects researching environmental anthropology and history in Central Asia.

Abteilung für Ethnologie
Burgsteige 11
72070 Tübingen

Phone: +49-(0)7071-29-74396
Email: jeanne.feauxspam

Room: 134

Office hours

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Current news: research and teaching

Book release:

  • Féaux de la Croix, J., 2017. Iconic Places in Central Asia: the moral geography of pastures, dams and holy sites.
    Transcript: Bielefeld. [Link]

Research projects

  • Junior Research Group, funded by the Excellence Initiative University of Tübingen: Environment and Society in Central Asia [link]
  • Project of the Volkswagen Foundation:The “Social Life” of a River: environmental histories, social worlds and conflict resolution along the Naryn-Syr Darya[link]
  • SFB 923:Salinization and soil degradation as threats to the agrarian orders in Russia, Kazakhstan/Tajikistan and Australia since 1945 [link]

You can download an overview of the research projects HERE!

  • When do Age and Gender Matter? The Marshrutka Question in Kyrgyzstan' - a collaborative writing project. [link]

Open Discussion Events 2020

  • January 2020 Departmental Writing Workshop
  • January 2020 Rituals: Performance, Symbolic Communication or Habit?
  • March 2020 Attempts to define Sacredness
  • April 2020 From Eco-Nationalism to Eco-Racism?
  • April 2020 Public Emotions
  • May 2020 Methods Discussion around the red-letter Word ‘Bias’
  • May 2020 Visual Media and Affect
  • June 2020 Formal Debate: Post-Socialism – a useful category?
  • June 2020 Anthropology of Futures and Uncertainties
  • June 2020 Animal Agencies
  • October 2020 Soft Infrastructures
  • December 2020 Departmental Writing Workshop
  • December 2020 Virtual Ethnographies