Research Assistants

Invisible but Indispensable in Ethnographic Research

  • Andrea Kaiser-Grolimund Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel
  • Carole Ammann Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel
  • Sandra Staudacher Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel
Keywords: Methodology, research assistants, ethnography, anthropological writing, West Africa, East Africa

Author Biographies

Andrea Kaiser-Grolimund, Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel

All three authors are PhD candidates at the Institute of Social Anthropology at the University of Basel. Andrea Kaiser-Grolimund is conducting her PhD on healthy aging in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Carole Ammann’s project is about women’s imageries of the state in Kankan, Guinea. Sandra Staudacher is writing her dissertation on aging, health, and care in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Carole Ammann, Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel

All three authors are PhD candidates at the Institute of Social Anthropology at the University of Basel. Andrea Kaiser-Grolimund is conducting her PhD on healthy aging in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Carole Ammann’s project is about women’s imageries of the state in Kankan, Guinea. Sandra Staudacher is writing her dissertation on aging, health, and care in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Sandra Staudacher, Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel

All three authors are PhD candidates at the Institute of Social Anthropology at the University of Basel. Andrea Kaiser-Grolimund is conducting her PhD on healthy aging in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Carole Ammann’s project is about women’s imageries of the state in Kankan, Guinea. Sandra Staudacher is writing her dissertation on aging, health, and care in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Published
2016-05-01
How to Cite
Kaiser-Grolimund, Andrea, Carole Ammann, and Sandra Staudacher. 2016. “Research Assistants: Invisible But Indispensable in Ethnographic Research”. TSANTSA – Journal of the Swiss Anthropological Association 21 (May):132-36. https://doi.org/10.36950/tsantsa.2016.21.7389.