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Saskia Brill

Saskia Brill, MA

Doctoral candidate


Room: RCC 229

Saskia Brill studied social and cultural anthropology, economics, and communication at LMU Munich and the Université Laval, Québec. During her studies, Saskia focussed on economic aspects of human-environment relationships. In 2012, she spent two months doing field research on an eco-tourism project in Oaxaca, Mexico. Her master’s thesis (2013) is titled “Emissions Trading from an Anthropological Perspective: Greenhouse Gases as Social Agents in Global Networks.” During her studies, she taught the tutorial for anthropology of religion and worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at LMU Munich.

 Dissertation Project: Negotiating Air: Cultural Perceptions of Greenhouse Gases

Selected Publications:

Brill, Saskia. 2015. Emissionshandel aus Ethnologischer Perspektive. Treibhausgase als soziale Mittler in globalen Netzen. In: Dürr, Eveline; Heidemann, Frank et. al.(ed.): Studien aus dem Münchener Institut für Ethnologie, 16. (online version available here)