Johanna Puth, M.A.

PhD project

Exhibition Narratives in Ethnological Museums on the African and European Continent. A postcolonial perspective.

About me

M.A. Studies in European Culture, University of Konstanz
Semester abroad at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China
Thesis: Colonial Narratives in an European Ethnographic and Natural History Museum
B.A. Cultural Studies, University of Koblenz-Landau
Semester abroad at Université de Lorraine, Metz-Nancy, France
Thesis: Peace, Liberty, Justice. Theories of political change within Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau

Internship at Goethe-Institut Nairobi, Kenia

Research Interests

Restitution Debate in Colonial Contexts
Postcolonial Theories
Colonial Narratives
Gender constructions


WT 2019/2020 Tutorial Cultural Theories
10/2020 Publication in Süddeutsche Zeitung No. 231: Together with C. Brauer, J. Pantenburg & B. Sepp: Bauchgefühl und Mathematik. Wie kommt man mit "Querdenkern" ins Gespräch? Ein akademisches Experiment (Gut feeling and mathematics. How do you get into conversation with "Querdenkern"? An academic experiment)


Erasmus scholarship, Baden-Württemberg scholarship and scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), each for stays abroad