Abgeschlossene Forschungsprojekte

Aufschnaiter

Dr. Martina Wernsdörfer

Peter Aufschnaiter and Heinrich Harrer – A Comparative Ethnological Analysis

Sep 2012 to Sept 2019
   
Schalenuntersatz der Maroons, Surinam, Inv.-Nr. 27918

Dr. Maike Powroznik

The Suriname, French Guiana and Alto Xingu Collection of Heinrich Harrer at the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich

Sep 2012 to June 2019
   
Dr. Thomas Laely
National Museums and Museology in Africa. Exhibiting in and on Africa South of the Sahara.
Jan 2012 to June 2019
   
Potters work

Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / Anette Mertens / Christof Thurnherr

Doing the potters work in a squatting body posture – Dimensions of a body technique

Aug 2008 to Dec 2018

   
Urs Andreas Wickli
The „Ethnologisches Museum Berlin“ on the way into the „Humboldt-Forum Berlin“
Oct 2012 to Oct 2018
   
Kinder im Augenblick. Ausstellungsplakat von Moana Bischof, Julia Weiss, juliaweiss.ch

Michèle Dick

Kinder im Fokus – Florence Weiss’ Fotografien aus dem Sepik (1972-1974)

Focus on Children – Florence Weiss’ Photographs from the Sepik (1972-1974)

May 2014 to June 2018
   
Lena Kaufmann
Skills in migration: Everyday life strategies of Chinese rice farmers
Feb 2012 to Feb 2018
   
Derwisch
Andreas Isler
Representations of dervishes in early Western accounts
Mar 2007 to Oct 2017
   
Spielzeughelikopter aus Burundi, Inv.-Nr. 31435
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Dr. Alexis Malefakis

Könnerschaft und Imagination in der Produktion von Drahtspielzeug in Burundi

Skill and imagination in the production of wire toys in Burundi

Dec 2014 to Oct 2017

   
Buddha Vesanthara 

Thomas Kaiser / Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch

Die Höchste Gabe

The Crowning Gift

Sep 2014 to May 2017
   
Dayak in Nordostborneo. Foto: Wolfgang Leupold, um 1923
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Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / Rebekka Sutter / Dr. Ingo Nentwig †

Chase and Game – Hunting and Gathering in Transition

Jun 2014 to May 2017

   
Kalamkari. Tempeltuch aus Sikkinaickenpet, Tamil Nadu, frühes 20. Jahrhundert, 269 x 252 cm, Inv.-Nr.: 7197
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Andreas Isler / Dr. Paola von Wyss-Giacosa

Kalamkari – Erzählstoff aus Indien

Kalamkari – Myth and Cloth from India

Jan 2015 to Feb 2017
   
Schuhverkäufer in Dar es Salam, Tansania. Photo: Link Reuben

Dr. Alexis Malefakis

Strassenhandel in Tansania

Street vending in Tanzania

Jan 2015 to Dec 2016

   
Ofuda

Dr. Martina Wernsdörfer

Ofuda – On the Biography of Japanese prints used by pilgrims

May 2012 to Dec 2016
   
Mola

Dr. Maike Powroznik / Dr. Paolo Fortis / Dr. Margherita Margiotti

The Mola Textile Collection, Guna, Panama

Jul 2014 to Nov 2016
   
Liaoning rural material culture
Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / Thomas Kaiser
Giancarlo Danuser

Liaoning rural material culture, 1980-1995
Aug 2010 to July 2016
   
Drinking Skills

Dr. Maike Powroznik / Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / Dr. Martina Wernsdörfer / Andreas Isler / Thomas Kaiser / Dr. Thomas Laely / Rebekka Sutter

Drinking Skills
Milk, Palmwine, Cassava Beer, Kava, Tea, Rice Beer

Jun 2012 to Sep 2015

 
Gesichter eines Museums
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Dr. Peter R. Gerber / Katharina W. Haslwanter / Andreas Isler

On the significance of ethnographic collections

Mar 2013 to Dec 2015

 
Philippe Dallais
Ainu people and Switzerland: Ainu heritage in perspective, catalogue raisonné of the Swiss collections
Aug 2008 to Dec 2015
 
Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / Dr. Hanna Rauber
Kathrin Kocher

The Humli-Khyampa Revisited
Jan 2009 to Dec 2015
   
Dr. Paola von Wyss-Giacosa
Pictorial ethnography of religion in European publications on Asia
Mar 2009 to Oct 2014
   
Irokesen - Zur Kultur, Geschichte und Gegenwart. Materialien für den Unterricht
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Dr. Peter Gerber / Dr. Maike Powroznik
The Iroquois – A North American Woodland Indian Tribe
Sep 2012 to June 2014
   
Philippe Dallais
Bronisław Piłsudski, Ethnography and Images of Sakhalin Island (1895-1905)
Mar 2006 to Feb 2014
   
Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / Thomas Kaiser
Rebekka Sutter / Jan Seifert

Audiovisual Documentation of the Making and Installation of a Logdrum (Chang Naga, Northeast India)
Jan 2011 to Dez 2013
   
Laura Coppens
Representing the "Queer Other" in Ethnographic Film: An experimental anthropological approach to intersectionality and identity politics of lesbian women in urban Java, Indonesia
Sep 2009 to Sep 2013
   
Hans Schinz (1858–1941)
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Gitte Beckmann

«MAN MUSS EBEN ALLES SAMMELN» Der Zürcher Botaniker und Forschungsreisende Hans Schinz und seine ethnographische Sammlung Südwestafrika (1884–1887)

Aug 2010 to Mar 2013

   
Bengalische Bildrollen

 

Thomas Kaiser

PATCHITRA: Bengali Scroll-Painting in a Changing Environment

Jan 2011 to Mar 2013

   
Lautenspielender Dayak auf dem Kayan-Fluss, Nordost-Borneo. Foto: Wolfgang Leupold um 1923
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Dr. Paola von Wyss-Giacosa / Andreas Isler

The Leupold collection of Northeast Borneo: objects and photographs from the 1920s

Jan 2008 to May 2014

   
Norval Morrisseau: Images of Myths

Dr. Peter R. Gerber / Elisabeth Biasio

Welcome Art? Prints from Canada and Ethiopia. A chapter of the collection and exhibition history of the Ethnographic Museum

Dec 2009 to Oct 2011

 

 

Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / Annette Mertens /
Christof Thurnherr

Doing the potters work in a squatting body posture – Dimensions of a body technique
Project
 
  Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / Dr. Xiujie Wu
Chinese Anthropology and Anthropology
of China 1949-1980
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch / N.N. (Curator America)
The Mola Textile Collection, Cuna, Panama
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Mareile Flitsch
The Art of Falsifying
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Michael Oppitz
The Myth of Lost Scriptures
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Michael Oppitz
Morphology of the shamanic drum
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Michael Oppitz
Material Culture, Oral Traditions and Identity
among the Naga in Northeast-India
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Michael Oppitz
From painting to writing
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Michael Oppitz
Himalayan Drawings
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Miklós Szalay
Archive Research Han Coray
Project
 
Prof. Dr. Miklós Szalay
Sirius! - Honey Bird! or "The Moon as a Shoe".
San-Drawings
Project.
 
Prof. Dr. Miklós Szalay
Concepts of African Art in the Collection of the Ethnographic Museum of Zurich University
Project
 
  Dr. Martin Brauen
Contemporary Tibetan Art
Project
 
Dr. Martin Brauen
Virtual mandala project: The Bardo mandala
Project
 
Dr. Martin Brauen
The Dalai Lamas
Project
 
Dr. Martin Brauen
Collection of Japanese bamboo
Project
 
Dr. Martin Brauen / Dr. Martin Willson
Icons Worthwhile to See
Project
 
Dr. Martin Brauen
Tibet as Myth
Project
 
Dr. Peter Gerber / Gitta Hassler
The Maya Textile Collection, Guatemala
Project
 
  Dr. Cornelia Vogelsanger
Black Madonna
Project
 
Dr. Paola von Wyss-Giacosa
Images of religion in the early enlightenment. Bernard Picart's corpus of illustrations for the Cérémonies et Coutumes Religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde
Project
 
Dr. Paola von Wyss-Giacosa
Exotic Currencies
Project.
 
  Dr. Xiujie Wu
Experiencing Modernisation – Work, Solidarity and Community Dynamics in Two Chinese Villages in Comparison
Project
 
  Dr. Xiujie Wu
Academic continuity under socialist paradigms – About the ethnographic research project “Social Historical Survey of Ethnic Minorities” (1956-1964) in China
Project
 
  Jenny Bentley
Ritual performance and collective identity among the Lepcha
Project
 
Elisabeth Biasio
Heilige und Helden – Äthiopiens zeitgenössische
Malerei im traditionellen Stil
 
Elisabeth Biasio
Ethiopian Collection of Alfred Ilg
Project
 
Elisabeth Biasio
Bedouin in the Negev – From tent to house
Project
 
  Dario Donati
Digitisation and treatment of field research
photographs by Prof. Dr. Michael Oppitz
Project
 
  Regula Iselin
Archeology of Design and Ethnology: the historical perception of non-european artifacts
Project
 
Andreas Isler
Pictorial representations of Muhammads journey to heaven
Project
 
Andreas Isler / Dr. Paola von Wyss-Giacosa
A European gaze at India. Travel accounts
from the 16th to the 18th centuries
Project.
 
Andreas Isler / Dr. Paola von Wyss-Giacosa / Dr. Cornelia Vogelsanger
Indian Religions Mirrored in Pictorial Representations
Project
 
  Marietta Kind
The Bon Landscape of Dolpo, Nepal
Project
 
Beatrice Kümin
IMAGES OF EXACTITUDE Drawings and photographs
from brazilian expeditions during the 19th century.
Project
 
  Beatrice Kümin
Longterm storage of historical ethnographic photographs
Project
 
Luc Schaedler
angry monk – reflections on tibet
(a documentary film project)
Project.
 
  René Tecklenburg
A study of Lakota-shamanism
Project
 
Alban von Stockhausen
The Image of the Naga: Visual Constructions of Cultural Identity in the Photography of the 1930ies.
Project
 
Marion Wettstein
The Textiles of the Ao Naga and their Meaning for Social Structure and Cultural Identity.
Project