Judith Riepe (M.A.) is a doctoral student, research assistant and lecturer at the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology in Tübingen. She is interested in the anthropology of development, migration, the state and law as well as gender studies, applied anthropology and research ethics. Her current research is on truth and credibility assessments in the asylum process in Germany.
Doctoral student in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Tuebingen.
Thesis Topic: Anthropological perspectives on the asylum process in Germany (provisional working title), with the focus on truth and credibility assessments.
09/2015 - 09/2016
Master of Arts in "Social Anthropology of Development" at SOAS, University of London.
Master Thesis on the political and media debate on migration and integration in Germany after the Cologne incident at New Year's Eve 2015/16 and the resulting policy changes and integration measures.
Bachelor of Arts in Social and Cultural Anthropology (major) and Empirical Cultural Studies (minor) at the University of Tuebingen.
Bachelor Thesis on the relationship between culture-specific gender concepts and socio-political power structures in post-socialist Azerbaijan.
semester abroad at Khazar University in Baku (Azerbaijan), enrolled in "International Relations", volunteering at the Refugee Women and Youth Center (RWYC) Baku (by UNHCR) and carrying out a study project on the topic: "Transformations of the negotiation processes of partnership, marriage and family in Azerbaijan".
High School Diploma (Abitur) at Freie Waldorf Schule Kirchheim unter Teck
Research Assistant and lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Tuebingen
10/2016 – 11/2017
Scientific Assistant at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Tuebingen
10/2011 - 07/2012 & 08/2013 - 03/2014
Student Assistant at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Tuebingen