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Professor Judith Schlehe

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Phone: 0049/761-203-3580
E-Mail: judith.schlehe[at]


Judith Schlehe, born 1956, is Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Freiburg, Germany. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1987 and finished her Habilitation in 1997. She has published widely on the topics of cultural globalization and intercultural issues, gender, religious dynamics, the anthropology of disaster, popular forms of representing cultures, and new approaches to transnational collaboration in the context of diverse academic cultures. A current research project is on images of “the West” in Asia (“Beyond Occidentalism”), another on “Staging Historical Lifeworlds in Theme and Culture Parks: Reflections of ‘Self’ and ‘Other’ in European-Asian comparison.”

Her regional specialisation is on Southeast Asia, and she has conducted extensive fieldwork in Indonesia and Mongolia.


Research Projects

Popular Historical Cultures in Indonesia: Current References to the Past in the Context of Democratisation and Decentralisation

The Knowledge of the "West" in Contemporary Indonesia: Anthropological Research in Rural and Urban Spaces on Java and Sulawesi



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