Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Anthropological Research on Musuems and Heritage, Humboldt University of Berlin

Duane Jethro is a 2017 Alexander von Humboldt Post-Doctoral Fellow based at the Centre for Anthropological Research for Museums and Heritage, CARMaH, chaired by Professor Sharon Macdonald, at the Humboldt University, Berlin. A graduate of the University of Utrecht, his work focusses on the intersections between material culture, heritage, aesthetics and the senses. His post-doctoral project, Aesthetics and Difference, looks at the work of commemorations under changing social and temporal conditions in Berlin. He has held a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative at the University of Cape Town and has published in African Diaspora, Tourist Studies and Material Religion.

Experience

  • 2017–2019
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Anthropological Research on Museums and Heritage
  • 2016–2017
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative, University of Cape Town