Nina Grube

Nina Grube

External Associate Member of the Research Area Medica Anthropology

Field of Activity

Doctoral Research: "Therapeutische Netzwerke, Subjektivität und emotionale Zugehörigkeit im Umgang mit psychisch-seelischen Störungen bei afrikanischen MigrantInnen in Berlin" (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Helene Basu, Universität Münster)

Email ngrube@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Academic Education

since 2007

PhD-Candidate in Social Anthropology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

2000-2007

M.A. in Social Anthropology, Political Sciences & Sociology, Freie Universität Berlin


Work Experience

04/2013 - 03/2015

Lecturer, BA Social and Cultural Anthropology, Institute of Social Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin

04/2009 – 03/2012

Research assistant, Institute of Social Anthropology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster within the research project „Madness /mental health as a contested field“ (Project supervisor Prof. Dr. H. Basu, Funding: Fritz Thyssen-Foundation)

04/2008 – 10/2006

Lecturer,  BA Social and Cultural Anthropology, Institute of Social Anthropology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität

10/2002 – 09/2005

Tutor/ Teaching assistant, Institute of Social Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin


Scholarships

2003

Scholarships by the German Academic Exchange (DAAD) & the Freie Universität Berlin to study abroad in Australia

08-10/2001

German Academic Exchange (DAAD)- Scholarship for a fieldtrip to Mali
   
   


Courses at the Institute of Social Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin:

Summer Term 2014

B.A.:  Undergraduate class a +b “Research Methods in Social and Cultural Anthropology”
B.A.: Undergraduate advanced class “Introduction to Medical Anthropology”
M.A.: Graduate class “Theoretical approaches to Medical Anthropology”

Winter Term 2013/14

B.A.: Undergraduate class a +b “Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology”
B.A.: Undergraduate class a + b “Social Structure & Economy”

Summer Term 2013

B.A.:  Undergraduate class b +c “Research Methods in Social and Cultural Anthropology”
B.A. Undergraduate advanced class „Religious and Cultural Diversity in Tanzania“


Courses at the Institute of Social Anthropology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster:

Summer Term 2013

B.A. Undergraduate advanced class “Social Anthropology and Psychiatry II” (with Dr. med. José-Marie Koussemou)

Winter Term 2012/13

B.A.: Undergraduate advanced class „Biomedicine: Medical Anthropological Perspectives“

Winter Term 2010/11

B.A.: Undergraduate advanced class „Social Anthropology & Psychiatry I“ (with Dr.med. José-Marie Koussemou)

Summer Term 2009

B.A.: Undergraduate advanced class “Transcultual Psychiatry II” (with Dr.med. José-Marie Koussemou)

Winter Term2008/09

B.A..: Undergraduate class „Introcution to academic research and writing“
B.A.: Undergraduate advanced class „ Affliction and Healing in ‘Global Medical Scapes‘“

Summer Term 2008

B.A.: Undergraduate Class „Research Fields in Social and Cultural Anthropology“
B.A..: Undergraduate advanced class “Migration”

Summer Term 2007

M.A. (Magister): Graduate Class „Introduction to Medical Anthropology“
B.A.: Undergraduate advanced class „Medicine, Religion, Globalisation“

Winter Term 2006/07

M.A. (Magister): Graduate class „East Africa beyond Stereotypes: Religion, Medicine and Ppular Culture” (with Lisa Mackenrodt)



Conference Contributions

2012

Co-Organiser of the „International Conference on Religion, Healing and Psychiatry“, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 22.-25.02.2012

2011

Panel-Convenor „Psychiatry and Mental Health”, 2nd Annual Medical Anthropology Young Scholars Meeting (MAYS) der European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) in Warsaw, Poland, 13.-14.06.2011

2010

Lecture “Selfcare: Concepts, Trategies and Ressources of African Migrants in Berlin“, 4th Congress of the Dachverband der Transkulturellen Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik im deutschsprachigen Raum DTPPP e.V., Düsseldorf, 09.-11.12.2010

2010

Lecture “Strangely familiar - doing research in a clinical setting “at home”,1st Annual Medical Anthropology Young Scholars Meeting (MAYS) der European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) in Berlin, 11.-12.02.2010

2006

Lecture  “Cultural Contacts in the Indian Ocean and South Asian Communities in East Africa“, 1. Kölner Afrikawissenschaftliche Nachwuchstagung (KANT I), Cologne, 12.-14.05.2006


Fieldwork

04/2009 – 07/2011

Postgraduate research in Berlin on the topic of „Therapeutic networks, subjectivity and emotional belonging among African migrants in Berlin dealing with mental health issues“

07-10/2004

Graduate research in Tanzania on the topic of „South Asian Communities of the Swahili Coast in Tanga/Tansania“


Research Interests 

  • Medical Anthropology & Cultural Psychiatry
  • Transnationalism & Globalisation
  • Migration & (African & Indian) Diaspora
  • Religion & Rituals, Gender
  • Indian Ocean & Tanzania/ East Africa


2013 Krank, verrückt oder ganz normal. Der sozio-kulturell Umgang mit psychischen Erkrankungen. Südwind 34(10): 31-32. 
2012

with Helene Basu & Arne Steinforth. Social Anthropology and Transcultural Psychiatry: Contextualizing Multi-Disciplinary Contributions to the "International Conference on Religion, Healing, and Psychiatry", Münster, February 22-25, 2012 (Report). Curare -  Zeitschrift für Medizinethnologie 35 (1+2): 17-28.

2012 Von Heimatstationen und Helfersystemen: die Ambivalenz "sozialer Beheimatung" in der institutionalisierten Psychiatrie. Curare - Zeitschrift für Medizinethnologie 35 (1+2): 42-56.
2011 "Therapy is for white people, we have God": Konzepte, Strategien und Ressourcen des Umgangs mit psychischen Erkrankungen bei afrikanischen MigrantInnen in Berlin. In Mit Leib und Seele ankommen - psychische und psychosomatische Krankheiten in unserer Zuwanderungsgesellschaft,  Hrsg. S. Golsabahi and T. Heise, 163-174. Berlin: VWB. 
2010

Getting in, getting along, getting a grasp: Reflections on doing hospital ethnography in a psychiatric ward “at home”. Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter XIII (1): 3-9.

2008 Die indische Diaspora in Tansania zwischen Transnationalismus und Lokalität: "We are Indians even though we are not born in India", Reihe: Fern/Sehen: Perspektiven der Sozialanthropologie, Bd. 1. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovac.
2007 Kulturkontakte im Indischen Ozean und indische Gemeinschaften in Ostafrika als Beispiel für die Kritik an Kultur- und Raumkonzepten der Ethnologie. In Beiträge zur 1. Kölner Afrikawissenschaftlichen Nachwuchstagung (KANT I), ed. Seifert, Marc et al.