Current positions

Since 05/2017 chair of the Austrian NGO AMINA, Aktiv für Menschen in Not,
1140 Vienna, Austria
(development cooperation and emergency assistance in Africa, and Eastern Europe)
www.aktivfuermenschen.at

Since 12/2015 Freelance reseaecher, author and consultant for West Africa
www.ines-kohl.com

Since 12/2015 Member of the Refugee Outreach and Research Network,
1020 Vienna
(research, collaboration and networking dealing with refugees and migration)
www.ror-n.org

Since 11/2011 Coordination of the Autrian-Nigerien NGO IMARAN,
1060 Vienna/Agadez, Niger
(project koordination, marketing and fundraising in Austria)
www.imaran.at

 

Scientific/professional education

2017-2018 Training in project management (IPMA), WIFI Wien

2002-2005 studies in social and cultural anthropology, university Vienna (2005 Phd, thesis: Identitäten zwischen Grenzen: Strategien der Zugehörigkeit von Tuareg in Libyen)

1997-2001 studies in ethnology,  arabic studies and old-oriental history, university Vienna (2001 Mag.phil, thesis: Wüstentourismus in der südlibyschen Oase Ghat: Folgen und Auswirkungen auf die Lokalgesellschaft)

2000-2002 Course in oriental studies „Wirtschaft, Politik und Recht im zeitgenössischen islamischen Orient“,ath the Austrian Oriental Society Hammer-Purgstall, Vienna

1992-1997 studies in classical archaeologie, old history and old-oriental achaeology, university Graz

Former occupations

01/2016 – 05/2017 maternity leave

08/2009 – 07/2011 maternity leave

2005-2015 researcher (postdoc, junior and senior researcher) at the Institute for Social Anthropology at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

2005-2015 Lecturer at national and international universities and adult education, such as:
Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology, University Vienna
Institute for African Studies, University Vienna
Institute for International Politics, University Vienna
Institute for African Studies, University Bayreuth
Institute for Social Anthropology, University Tampere, Finland
Austrian Oriental Society Hammer-Purgstall, Vienna
Afro-Asiatic Institute, Graz
Society for Studies in Exile, Vienna
Institut Sud-Nord, Fez, Marokko

2005-2008 Tour guide in Libya, for:
Ethnographische Geo-Expeditionen, 8330 Feldbach
ARR Kultur- und Naturreisen, 1030 Vienna
Safari Tourism, Tripolis, Libya

2007 Organisation and moderation of the international conference  „Tuareg” Moving Global: Socio-anthropological Aspects of Saharan Life in Transition together with Dipl. Ing. Dr. Anja Fischerat the Institute for Social Anthropolpogy at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (May 31 – June 2)

2004-2005 Assistant at the Austrian Oriental Society Hammer-Purgstall, Vienna

1994-1997 Archaeological excavations for the Institute for Classical Archaeology, Graz, Argis, Archäologie und Geodatensercive, Graz, and the Federal museum Joaneum, Graz

Languages

  • German (Mothertongue)

  • Englisch

  • French

  • Arabic / colloquial Libyan dialect

  • Tamasheq / Tayrt

Anthropological fieldwork

2003-2015 annual multi-sited empirical fieldwork in Libya (almost 3 years), Niger (more than 3 years), Algeria (4 month), and Benin (1 month).

Since 1990 extensive travels to North- and West Africa (Libya, Tunesia, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Mali, Niger, Burkina, Benin), the Middle East (Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon), South- and Southeast Asia (India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma), and Mesoamerica (Mexico, Guatemala).

 


Ines Kohl, Dr. Mag.
Born: 10.07.1974 in Graz, Austria
Citizenship: Austrian
Marital status: married, two children
Professions: social anthropologist (PhD) and project manager (IPMA)

1060 Vienna
Austria
0043 / 676 / 789 17 88
contact@ines-kohl.com

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