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Manon Diederich, M.A.

Short Biography

Since April 2014: Scholarship Holder at the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School of the University of Cologne, Class 4 "Local Cultures in the Globalized World".

Since 2013: Lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Social Anthropology at the University of Cologne.

2013: Master of Arts in Geography at the University of Cologne, Master Thesis (Magisterarbeit): "Manoeuvring Through the Spaces of Everyday Life. Transnational Experiences of African Women in Guangzhou, China."

2012/2013: Student Assistant (Studentische Hilfskraft) at the Department of Geography at the University of Cologne.

2012: Student Assistant (Studentische Hilfskraft) at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Cologne.

2010/2011: Study of Geography at the Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou (China).

2010: Internship at the Foreign Aid Department of the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB), Cologne.

2006-2013: Study of Geography, Social and Cultural Anthropology and African Studies at the University of Cologne.

Academic Memberships/Awards

Member of the Doktorand*innen-Netzwerk gender und queer at the University of Cologne.

Member of the Chinese in Africa/Africans in China Research Network (CA/AC Research Network).

Thematic Interests and Regional Focus

Migration and Mobility, Gender, Feminism and Intersectionality, Methods and Methodology, Globalization, Anthropology and Intercultural Competence.

Senegal and China.