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Beatrice   Voirol

Museum der Kulturen Basel
Museum der Kulturen Basel (Switzerland)

Studies in Ethnology, Economics and Psychology at University of Fribourg/Switzerland.
Traineeship and scientific associate at the Museum fuer Voelkerkunde Dresden/ Germany
PhD thesis at the University of Goettingen/Germany, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft on the topic of the cultural transformations of the Melo shell in Papua/Indonesia, 9 months of field research, plus research in museums
Publication of PhD Thesis:
Sich windende Wege: Ethnografie der Melo-Schnecke in Papua/Indonesien
Private sector, Consultant in executive search
curator for Oceania, Museum der Kulturen Basel
Economical sciences
Member of
European Society for Oceanists (ESfO)
Pacific Arts Association (PAA)
Geographic administrative areas
Papua (Indonesia)
Geographic places
Historical periods
20th century
21st century
Indigenous languages

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