Jun.-Prof. Dr. Franziska Fay

Juniorprofessor for Anthropology with a Focus on Political Anthropology
Research interests
political processes, childhood and youth, international development and conflict, (Swahili) diaspora and belonging, protection and punishment, Islamic education, infrastructure and memory, linguistic anthropology, visual research methods

Research areas
East Africa (Zanzibar, Tanzania, Kenya), Arabian Peninsula (Oman)

Foto © Robert Schittko, 2021


New Article
Ukatazaji wa Watoto na Ulinzi wa Mtoto, in Reimagining Childhood Studies, 23rd June 2021;
(in English): Children’s Refusal and Child Protection
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Franziska Fay über FIRST von Onur Gökmen
Wissenschaftlicher Videobeitrag für tinyBE von dem Mitglied des Forschungsverbunds „Normative Ordnungen“ Jun.-Prof. Dr. Franziska Fay (ehemalige Postdoktorandin des Forschungsverbunds „Normative Ordnungen“)
New Book
Podcast Episode with the Anglo-Omani Society, London, UK, 15.02.2021
Visiting Research Fellow on the Oman Research Grant at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin

Young Swahili-speakers in Oman and the ‘Zanzibar Diaspora’” (in English, 26.01.2021)

Waswahili (Vijana) wa Oman na Dhana ya ‘Zanzibar Diaspora’” (in Swahili, Baraza la Kiswahili la Berlin, 26.11.2020)

Interview (Pt I and Pt II) with UK SWAHILI CHANNEL (Kioo Cha Jamii), 1.8.2020

Interview about child protection and corporal punishment in Zanzibar (in Swahili)

Ulinzi wa mtoto na upigaji bakora” (pt. 1)

Workshop organized as part of the Postdoctoral Dialogue Series at the Research Centre Normative Orders at Goethe University Frankfurt, 24.01.2020

Looking at and Seeing Beyond Young People’s Photographs of ‘Child Protection’ in Zanzibar. MAT – Medicine Anthropology Theory Vol 6(4): 80-100 (2019).