my ph.d. research investigates the role of material substances, places, bodies and things for the social production of death in a ghanaian town community.
i have been undertaking ethnographic fieldwork in peki, ghana (volta region) on three instances for a total of 8 months, between 2016 and 2019.
my thesis has been funded in the framework of the DFG research training group 'value and equivalence' at goethe university, frankfurt am main (2016-2019).
the thesis has been submitted in april 2020 and i am now awaiting my viva and the publication of the text.
in the course of this research project, i have attended several conferences and presented papers: