Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology University of Zurich


Philipp Schröder, Dr.

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät; Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften; Islam in den Gesellschaften Asiens und Afrikas; VW-Project: Translocal Goods


Urban Anthropology, Social Networks, Youth (Cultures), Identity, Integration and Conflict, Migration and Mobility, Economic Anthropology


Central Asia and Eurasia (in particular Kyrgyzstan and Russia)

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Philipp Schröder studied Cultural/Social Anthropology and Political Sciences at the University of Tübingen, the Free University Berlin and the Humboldt University of Berlin. From 2006 until 2011 he was a member of the research group on ‘Integration and Conflict’ at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle/Saale.

In 2012 he joined the Humboldt University of Berlin to work on his post doc-project entitled ‘The “China-Business” –An Ethnography of Kyrgyz Traders and their Translocal Livelihoods in-between ‚Home‘, China, and Russia’.

Philipp Schröder has taught at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, the American University of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan), the Humboldt University of Berlin, as well as during various summer schools funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).


Tel.: +49 30 2093 66050