Portrait Christine Hämmerling

Christine Hämmerling, Dr.

Senior Teaching and Research Assistant

Phone: +41 (0)44 634 92 97

Room number: AFL-G-206

christine.haemmerling@uzh.ch

Research Interests

  • Trade and gift giving / fundraising of NGOs
  • Ego documents – the documented self
  • Reception of popular media & media theory
  • Anthropology of Space
  • Research on advertising, leisure, and “home”
  • Cultural theory
  • Qualitative methods
     

Education

  • 10/2010 – 9/2014 PhD studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, supervised by Prof. Dr. Regina F. Bendix and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Tschofen
  • 9/2010 Master’s degree with distinction (1.0) in Empirical Cultural Science, Modern and Contemporary History and Sociology at the University of Tübingen
  • 10/2005 – 5/2006 Erasmus studies at the Charles University in Prague
  • 10/2003 – 10/2010 Master’s studies at the University of Tübingen

Work Experience

  • From 10/2014 Senior Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies – Popular Culture Studies, University of Zurich
  • 07/2014 – 09/2014 Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies – Popular Culture Studies, University of Zurich
  • 10/2013 – 3/2014 Academic Associate with teaching appointment at the Institute for Cultural Anthropology / European Ethnology, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 10/2010 – 9/2013 Academic Associate at the Institute for Cultural Anthropology / European Ethnology, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen: DFG Project “Quotidian Integration and Social Positioning of Pulp Novels and Television Series”

Other Experience and Memberships

  • Since 2017 Member of the Board of Directors of the SGV – Zürich Section
  • 2016 – 2017 Committee member reviewing submissions for the teaching credit of the University of Zurich, within the framework of the teaching committee
  • 2015 – 2018 Representative of the non-professorial academic staff (VAUZ) of the teaching committee of the University of Zurich
  • 2015 – 2017 Representative of the non-professorial academic staff (VAUZ, Deputy) of Zurich University’s Personnel Committee
  • HS 2016 Representative of the non-professorial academic staff (VAUZ) of Zurich University’s Office for Gender Equality Committee
  • From 2015 Research management support at ISEK – Popular Culture Studies together with Christine Oldörp and Tobias Scheidegger
  • 2011 to 2015 Member of the Board of the Centre for Theory and Methodology in Cultural Studies (ZTMK)
  • Member of the following organisations and committees:
    • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Volkskunde (SGV)
    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkskunde (dgv,)
    • Société Internationale d'Ethnologie et de Folklore [International Society for Ethnology and Folklore] (SIEF)
    • European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA)
    • Gesellschaft für Medienforschung (GfM)
    • Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (KWG)
    • Volkskundliche Kommission für Niedersachsen, Kulturen populärer Unterhaltung und Vergnügung (KPUV) of the dgv
    • Women’s and Gender Studies of the dgv as well as the section of Cultural Knowledge of the KWG

Publications and teaching experience