Short CV/Education and training

    Studied ethnology, sociology and anthropology in Basel, Switzerland and Munich

    Doctorate in Basel, Switzerland

  • 1985
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in Basel, Switzerland

  • 1992 – 2009
    C4 professor of ethnology at the University of Göttingen, Germany

  • 1993
    Visiting professor at Columbia University, New York, USA

  • 1994
    Visiting professor at the New School for Social Research, New York, USA

  • 1996
    Visiting professor at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA

  • 2006
    Visiting professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France

  • Since 2010
    Senior professor at the University of Göttingen (professorship from Lower Saxony)

Selected publications

  • Hauser-Schäublin, B.: Der geteilte Leib: Die kulturelle Dimension von Reproduktionsmedizin und Organtransplantation in Deutschland. Hauser-Schäublin, B., V. Kalitzkus and I. Petersen. Revised (2005) and supplemented (2008) version. Online publication of the University of Göttingen, 2008.

  • Hauser-Schäublin, B.: Ritual, Pilgrimage and the Reconfiguration of the State. Sacred Journeys in the Political Landscape of Bali (Indonesia). In: Gengnagel, J., Horstmann, M., Schwedler, G. (eds.): Prozessionen, Wallfahrten, Aufmärsche: Bewegung zwischen Religion und Politik in Europa und Asien seit dem Mittelalter, pp. 269-289. Vienna: Böhlau 2008.

  • Hauser-Schäublin, B.: Burials, texts and rituals. Ethnoarchaeological investigations in North Bali, Indonesia. In: Hauser-Schäublin, B., Wayan Ardika, I. (eds.), Göttinger Beiträge zur Ethnologie Vol. 1, Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen, 2008.

  • Hauser-Schäublin, B.: Pacific Cultural Heritage. The Göttingen Cook/Forster Collection. In: Hauser-Schäublin, B., Krüger, G. In: Cook's Pacific Encounters. The Cook-Forster-Collection of the Georg-August University of Göttingen, pp. 15-28. Canberra: National Museum of Australia (ed.) 2006.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Within the framework of a German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit on cultural property: 1. Processes of Constituting "World Heritage" and their Meaning in Cambodia, 2. Trans-cultural Authorship, Copyright and Film. The Case of Funeral Rituals among the Toraja in Sulawesi, Indonesia

  • DFG independent project: Temples and rituals as the field of action of political actors in Bali (Indonesia)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • Member of the scientific advisory board of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle/Saale, Germany

  • Member of the scientific advisory board of the Graduate School "Society and culture in motion" at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany


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