Heinrich Grebe

Heinrich Grebe, M.A.

Project staff (Project: Self-care in the Face of Dementia. In the Horizon of Spiritual Care and Cultural Science)

Room number: AFL-G-212



Research Interests

  • Dementia (PhD project on dealing with dementia in media, civil society, and family)
  • Cultural Studies of Age and Aging
  • Theories/Methods of Cultural Studies and Social Science
  • Pop Culture


  • 2002–2008: Studies in European Ethnology/Cultural Science and Sociology at Philipps University Marburg; Master’s thesis supervised by Prof. Dr. Harm-Peer Zimmermann with the title “Unterschicht und Prekariat. Kulturwissenschaftliche Analyse einer aktuellen Debatte” [Underclass and precarity. Cultural-scientific analysis of current debate]

Work Experience

  • From 2013: Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, Popular Culture Studies, at the University of Zurich
  • 2009–2012: Teaching and Research Assistant at the Philipps University Marburg in the research project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation “Gutes Leben im hohen Alter angesichts von Verletzlichkeit und Endlichkeit – Eine Analyse von Altersbildern in öffentlichen Diskursen und Alltagspraktiken [Good life in old age regarding vulnerability and finiteness – An analysis of age images in public discourses and everyday practices]”