Anitha Tingira received the dissertation award of the Association for African Studies 2022
News from May 18, 2022
Anitha Tingira, a former doctoral student at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin, has been awarded the Dissertation Prize of the Association for African Studies 2022. The prize was awarded for her dissertation on "Provision and Utilization of Maternal Health Services in Lalta Ward, Tanzania: Women's and Health Workers' Experiences," completed in 2021. The dissertation was supervised by Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Dilger and Prof. Dr. Thomas Stodulka.
Anitha Tingira is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Dar es Salaam. Her research interests include medical anthropology and sexual and reproductive health issues.
The award will be presented June 9 at the Association for African Studies conference at the University of Fribourg. Also receiving a dissertation award is Jeannot Moukouri Ekobe for his work titled "The (Re-)Imagination of the National in Times of Transformation. An Afropolitan Aesthetic Intervention" (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich 2021).
Further information: https://www.vad-ev.de/nachwuchs/nachwuchspreis/
Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Dilger
Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology
Free University of Berlin