By Simone Pfeifer - Discussant
Simone Pfeifer is a Visual and Media Anthropologist currently working on her PhD on translocal media spaces of Senegalese in Germany and Senegal (part of the DFG funded project on “Media-related Configurations of translocal social spaces by West African Migrants in Europe” at the University of Cologne). As a member of the research and teaching network “Media, Culture, and Society” at the Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology in Cologne she has been teaching courses on audiovisual anthropology, media and mobility and is also co-teaching the course “Indigenous Media” at the Master of Visual and Media Anthropology at the FU Berlin. Simone holds a Master of Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester and a Master (MagistraArtium) in Cultural and Social Anthropology from the University of Cologne. Her academic research focuses on media practices, audiovisual and media anthropology, migration, mobility and translocality in Europe and West Africa.