Simone Pfeifer, M.A.
Simone Pfeifer is a doctoral researcher at the graduate research training group 'locating media’ at the University of Siegen in Germany. As a visual and media anthropologist her research focuses on media practices and translocal social networking of Senegalese in Berlin and Dakar. A special focus of her ethnography and analyses lies on the practices surrounding portrait photography, wedding videos, and social media and their appropriation by users of different age and sex. Simone Pfeifer earned a M.A. in Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester and a Master’s degree in Cultural and Social Anthropology from the University of Cologne. Her research has been supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and she has been a lecturer at the research and teaching network “Media, Culture, and Society” at the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology of the University of Cologne.
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