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Karoline Buchner

Karoline Buchner

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropolgy

Research Associate (Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Dilger)

mailing address: Landoltweg 9-11; office address: Thielallee 52
Room 105
14195 Berlin

Office hours

in summer semser 2020
appointment only via Email: Karoline.Buchner@fu-berlin.de
and, due to corona prevention - only via tel. or skype

since April 2020
Research Associate at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, FU Berlin

Jan 2019 – May 2020
Research Associate at the Institute of Chinese Life Sciences, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Oct 2016 – Feb 2020
MA Social and Cultural Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, FU Berlin
Thesis „Cultivating Competence – Chinese Medicine Student Clubs in Taipei, Taiwan,“ research grant: PROMOS
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Dilger, Dr. Caroline Meier zu Biesen

Oktober 2013 – November 2016
BA Area Studies Asia/Africa, incl. exchange semester at National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, scholarship: PROMOS
Thesis „A discovery from the treasure trove? The CCP and the Nobel Prize for Medicine 2015“
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Henning Klöter, Prof. Dr. Boike Rehbein

Summer term 2020
„Ethnographies of China(s) – An Introduction“
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, FU Berlin

Winter term 2014/15, summer terms 2015 and 2016
Tutorial „Debates in Area Studies“
Institute of Asian and African Studies, HU Berlin


Forthcoming. (M. Schnepf, K. Buchner). “Where is my mind? Ecologies of healing and care in more-than-human worlds.” Curare: Journal of Medical Anthropology 42 (1+2).

2019. (U. Probst, K. Buchner, M. Schnepf). “Creative methods and participatory arts research in medical anthropology: Conference report of the 9th MAYS meeting.” Blog Medizinethnologie. https://www.medizinethnologie.net/creative-methods-conference-report-mays-meeting.



April 12, 2019. „Between Academization and Informalization – Ways into the Profession of Chinese Medicine in Taiwan”
European Association of Taiwan Studies Conference, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK, 10.-12. April 2019.

Berlin Southern Theory Lecture