Elisa Frank

Elisa Frank, M.A.

PhD candidate and project staff of the SNF project “Wolves: Knowledge and practice. Ethnographies on the return of wolves in Switzerland”

Phone: +41 (0)44 634 40 87

Room number: AFL-G-260

elisa.frank@uzh.ch

Website

Research Interests

  • Human-environment relations
  • Alpine Regions
  • Political Anthropology
  • Memory and Remembrance
  • Historical Anthropology

Education

  • 2010–2011: Erasmus Year at the Université Pierre-Mendès-France, Grenoble
  • 2008–2015: Studies in Cultural Anthropology and History at the University of Basel (Master’s thesis: Cultural Practice ‘Spatial Planning’. An Actor-centred investigation in the Urner Talboden)
  • 2003–2007: Kantonsschule Frauenfeld, Baccalaureate

Work Experience

  • From 2016: PhD candidate and project staff of the SNF project “Wolves: Knowledge and practice. Ethnographies on the return of wolves in Switzerland”
  • 2015–2016: Employee of the project “ERASMVS MMXVI” (Faculty of Theology, University of Basel)
  • 2012–2014: Student assistant at the Department of Cultural Science and European Ethnology, University of Basel (Chair Prof. Dr. Jacques Picard)
  • 2012–2013: Student assistant at the Department of History, University of Basel (Chair Prof. Dr. Kaspar von Greyerz)

Memberships and Further Experience

  • From 2016: Member of the editorial board of Schweizer Volkskunde. Korrespondenzblatt der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Volkskunde SGV
  • SIEF – International Society for Ethnology and Folklore

Publications and teaching experience