Dr. Astrid Baerwolf, MA

Research Fellow



Institut für Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie
Universitätsstraße 7 (NIG), 1010 Wien

E-Mail: astrid.baerwolf@univie.ac.at




Astrid Baerwolf is currently working on establishing research collaborations at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna. Drawing on the anthropology of citizenship and diversity the projects share an ethnographic focus on models of cultural care at the beginning and at the end of human life course. She has worked as a researcher in the German anthropological team within the interdisciplinary project on Kinship and Social Security (KASS) based at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle (Germany), financed within the sixth framework program of the European Commission, and as a lecturer at the Department of European Ethnology at the University of Göttingen (Germany). In 2011 she obtained her doctoral degree in European Ethnology with a PhD scholarship from the German research council (DFG) at the graduate school for generation studies from the University of Göttingen with a comparative study on the nexus of motherhood and female employment before and after 1989 in eastern Germany. From 2011 until 2015 she worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of European Ethnology at the University of Münster (Germany). Her research interests include childhood and parenthood, care, citizenship, generation studies, and post-socialist transformation.