Louise Bechtold, M.A.
Research Fellow, Department Integration and Conflict, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
Kinship, ritual economy, feasts and life cycle rituals, women’s relations, everyday lifeResearch Area(s)
Kyrgyzstan, CrimeaLinks Online Publications
Louise Bechtold holds an M.A. in Social and Cultural Anthropology and Philosophy from the University of Tübingen, Germany, where she is a PhD-student. She has conducted her PhD field research on the ritual economy of feasts in southern Kyrgyzstan in 2011 and 2012. Since 2015 she is a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany. Her current research investigates kinship classification and practice in southern Kyrgyzstan.
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