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External positions

Member, Nuorten Akatemia

1 Sep 201831 Aug 2022

Member, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkskunde e. V.

5 Mar 2018 → …

Member, European Association of Social Anthropologists

Fields of Science

  • 6160 Other humanities
  • European Ethnology
  • Kansatiede
  • Diversity, marginalization
  • Activism
  • Grassroot Initiatives
  • Urban Studies
  • space and place
  • Participation
  • Belonging
  • Transculturality
  • DIY
  • Sustainability
  • Social Sustainability

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2017 2019

  • 3 Article
  • 1 Other contribution
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

The right to the city – A never-ending story.

Breier, D., 28 May 2019

Research output: Other contribution

The Tool, the Heart, and the Mirror. About Emotional Aspects of Language in Transcultural Urban Contexts

Breier, D., 15 Feb 2019, (Submitted) In : Studia Fennica Anthropologica.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

„Mit dem Zweiten sieht man besser!": Vom transkulturellen Leben Deutscher und deren Nachkommen im heutigen Helsinki.

Translated title of the contribution: "You see better through the second!": The transcultural life of Germans and their descendants in contemporary Helsinki.Breier, D., 2017, (Submitted) In : Veröffentlichungen der Aue-Stiftung.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Projects 2016 2016

Migrants and Museum

Breier, D., Snellman, H., Forssell, H. & Levitt, P.


Project: Research project

Activities 2013 2019

Creative Niches - The Role of Less Regulated Spaces in Overplanned Cities.

Dorothea Breier (Speaker)
22 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Ethnography with a Twist

Dorothea Breier (Member of organizing committee), Francisco Martínez (Member of organizing committee)
12 Feb 201913 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Dirk Schuster

Dorothea Breier (Host)
2 May 20199 May 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

A safe haven for the odd creatures - DIY safer spaces and their critique of cultural institutions.

Dorothea Breier (Speaker)
17 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation