Réka Mascher-Frigyesi | Project | Vita | Publications 

08.2017 - 09.2017
Field research in New Zealand

10.2016 - 03.2017
Field research in New Zealand

07.2016-03.2019
Ph.D. student in the DFG funded research training group „Value and Equivalence“

Since 01.2016
Employee in the Education & Mediation Department, guided tours, and workshops at the Museum der Kulturen Basel

06.2015 - 06.2016
Project assistant in the Oceania Department at the Museum der Kulturen Basel for the permanent exhibition BIG- Things Interpretations Dimensions.

06.2015 - 01.2016
Cultural-Dialogician at the Museum der Kulturen Basel

04.2014 - 07.2016
Freelance employee at the Dreiländermuseum in Lörrach; Responsible for the scientific inventory of art and cultural objects

2014
Graduation at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg in the subjects 
Social Anthropology and European Ethnology.
Thesis: "Christian Missionary in Siberia and the Effects on Shamanism on the Example of the Evenks"

01.-04.2010
Internship at the Johannes-Künzig-Institut in Freiburg i.Br., working on the database folklore europea

06.-08.2004/06.-08.2005
Timbered houses restoration from the 13th and 17th century in the old town of Nürnberg, painting and stucco work

06.-08. 2003
Assistance at the Picasso Exhibition in the collection of the University of Göttingen

08.-10.2002
Adivasi project in India with the Gandhi Peace Foundation



Research interests

Oceania and Australia, Central Asia, Polar Regions
Material culture, museum ethnology, anthropology of religion, historical anthropology