I am a senior researcher at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies (ISEK) of the University of Zurich and head of the Laboratory Popular Culture Studies. Currently, I am working on a project on orientations towards the middle in different fields of practice. I have studied in Sociology, European Ethnology and Social and Economic Psychology in Göttingen and Udine. I have researched and taught in Göttingen as part of an Interdisciplinary Research Unit on Cultural Property, as a fellow at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research and as a postdoc at the University of Bonn.
I am interested in normative dimensions of everyday culture, methods in European Ethnology, linguistic analytical approaches, political anthropology, cultural heritage and cultural property and sports culture research. My first book “Negotiating Tradition: The Pragmatics of International Deliberations on Cultural Property” has been published 2012 and is available as an open-access-version.
- SIEF Ethnological Sensations: Stefan Groth (February 2018)