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Asien-Orient-Institut UFSP Asien und Europa (2006–2017)

Tabea Rohner

Tabea Rohner, M.A.

  • Doktorandin Dokroratsprogramm Asien und Europa



Tabea Rohner has been a doctoral candidate in social anthropology at the chair of Prof. Dr. Peter Finke since September 2016. From 2009 until 2014 she studied social anthropology, philosophy and political sciences at the University of Zurich. For her Master’s degree she moved to the University of Sussex (UK), where she studied anthropology with a special focus on the anthropology of the global political economy. In summer 2017 she received a starting grant from the UFSP Asien und Europa and became part of the interdisciplinary doctoral programme. Her doctoral project investigates social and economic processes in postsocialist Southeast Kazakhstan.


  • Economic anthropology
  • Local-global relationships
  • (De-)urbanization
  • The state
  • Ideology


Working title: Economic Strategies and Norms in Urbanizing Kazakhstan: The Role of Social Networks and Market Ideology.

Prof. Dr. Peter Finke, University of Zurich
Prof. Dr. Anne-Marie Vuillemenot, Catholic University of Louvain