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Andre Thiemann

Andre Thiemann

Andre_THIEMANN

  Mgr. André THIEMANN, Dr. phil.

 
  Research Associate

  Department of Ecological Anthropology

 
  E-mail: thiemann@eu.cas.cz

https://rsu-lv.academia.edu/AndreThiemann?from_navbar=true

https://www.rsu.lv/en/andre-thiemann

https://www.univie.ac.at/cast/members/andre-thiemann/

Food chains research blog: https://www.rsu.lv/en/project/comparing-vital-capitals-anthropological-analysis-global-value-chains-sea-buckthorn-and


Research Interests

Multispecies ethnography, global value chains, infrastructures, kinship and the state, street-level bureaucracy, social security and care


Education

2016 Dr. phil. in Social Anthropology, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Thesis title: State Relations: Local State and Social Security in Central Serbia.

2009 Magister in Social Anthropology, Free University Berlin, Germany

Thesis title: The Dynamics of the Markets in Rural Ijumu, Nigeria: An Extended Case Study of Moral Economy and Conflict.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Journal Papers

2020. ‘The Red Gold of Serbia: A Historical Ethnography of Serbian Raspberry Production for the Global Market.’ Vienna Working Papers in Ethnography 10.

2019. ‘Moral Appreciation: Caring for Post-Socialist Cows in Contemporary Serbia.’ Etnofoor 31 (2): 13–31 (revised and expanded version of 2017).

2017. ‘Kapitalizam koji se smanjuje, “mlečni putevi”, i moralno uvažavanje “živog sela” u Srbiji.’ Glasnik Etnografskog Instituta SANU 65 (2): 387-402. (Shrinking Capitalism, ‘Milky Ways’ and the Moral Appreciation of the ‘Living Village’.)

2014. ‘State Kinning and Kinning the State in Serbian Elder Care Programs.’ Social Analysis (special issue – Stategraphy) 58 (3): 107-123. with Tatjana Thelen and Duška Roth.

2014. ‘“It was the Least Painful to go into Greenhouse Production:” The Moral Appreciation of Social Security in Post-Socialist Serbia.’ Contemporary Southeastern Europe 1 (2): 24-41.

 

Book Chapters

(forthcoming). Commodity Chains. In Handbook of Economic Anthropology, 3rd, revised edition. Ed. J. Carrier; Cheltenham and Northampton (MA): Edward Elgar.

2018. Underimplementing the Law: Social Work, Bureaucratic Error, and the Politics of Distribution in Postsocialist Serbia. In: From the Midwife’s Bag to the Patient’s File: Public Health in Eastern Europe. Eds. H. Karge, Heike, F. Kind-Kovács, Friederike & S. Bernasconi. Budapest: CEU University Press, pp. 293-313.

 

Media and Digital Publications

2018. Of Refugees and States: How Vernacular Humanitarianism Draws Together Disparate Scales of Statecraft, Public Anthropologist Journal Blog (8.10.2018). http://publicanthropologist.cmi.no/2018/10/08/of-refugees-and-states-how-vernacular-humanitarianism-draws-together-disparate-scales-of-statecraft/.

2017. Towards a relational anthropology of the state, Allegra Lab (9.12.2017). http://allegralaboratory.net/towards-a-relational-anthropology-of-the-state/.

2014. Florian Bieber (University of Graz) interviews Andre Thiemann (MPI Halle) about his research article “It was the least painful to go into Greenhouse Production” 11 min., (13.11.2014). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjLlcTq4r40.