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Grit Wesser

Grit Wesser
Name
Dr Grit Wesser
Title
Career Development Fellow (teaching and research)
Address
3.20, 3F1 18 Buccleuch Place Edinburgh UK EH8 9LN
Telephone
+44 (0)131 650 4681
Email
Research Interests
History and memory, kinship and gender, ritual and personhood, Eastern Germany, Anthropology of the state, Migration and citizenship, Anthropology of Europe, Cold War and post-Cold War studies, Secularity
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/staff/social_anthropology/grit_wesser

Qualifications

2016  PhD Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh.
2015  Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
2011  MA (Hons) Social Anthropology and Politics, University of Edinburgh.

Guidance and Feedback Hours

Tuesdays 1 - 3 pm or by appointment

Teaching

Dissertation (MA Social Anthropology) writing workshops [4th year UG/S1]

Fundamentals: Reading and Writing Anthropology [2nd year UG/S2]

Social Anthropology 1b: Anthropology Matters [1st year UG/S2]

Kinship: Structure and Process [3rd year UG+PG/S2]

Publications

2016 Review of Antifascism after Hitler: East German Youth and Socialist Memory, 1949-1989 (2015) by Catherine Plum in Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe. Vol. 24 (2). http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0965156X.2016.1222684

2014 Review of Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life (2012) by Nynäs, P. and A. Kam-Tuck Yip, eds. in Religion and Society. Vol. 5 (2014): 274-275. http://dx.doi.org/10.3167/arrs.2014.050116