Samira Damaris Marty

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Social Anthropology
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Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)



MA in Anthropology and Sociology of Development (2015, Institut de Hautes Etudes internationales et du Développement, Geneva).

BA in Social Anthropology and Social Sciences (2013, University of Basel).

Her MA thesis focused on tactics of resistance to everyday forms of violence against indigenous female activists in Guatemala. The findings of her fieldwork as well as reflections on transdisciplinary creative writing have been published as a monograph (Das weibliche Gesicht des Widerstands. Der Kampf indigener Aktivistinnen gegen Unterdrückung und Gewalt in Guatemala, Promedia Vienna, 2017).

Research interest:

Post-conflict and post-genocide societies, mass violence, gender and sexuality, intersectional analysis, post-colonial theory and Development.

Work experience:

Projects outside academia with NGOs, international organizations and the Swiss parliament, research agencies as well as volunteer work with refugees and illegal immigrants.

Tags: State, Racism, Central America, Nicaragua, Social change, post-colonial theory, Violence, Guatemala, marginalisation, Latin America, Post-conflict societies, Feminist Theory, Power, Gender, Inequality



Marty, Samira (2017): Das weibliche Gesicht des Widerstands. Der Kampf indigener Aktivistinnen gegen Gewalt und Unterdrückung in Guatemala. Promedia, Wien.

Articles in Cooperation

Marty, S., Gallusser, D. and Vock, F. (2012): Immer mehr für's reichste Prozent: Die Verteilung der Löhne, Einkommen und Vermögen in der Schweiz. Die 1:12-Initiative: Lohngerechtigkeit und Demokratie auf dem Prüfstand. In: Die 1:12-Initiative. Lohngerechtigkeit und Demokratie auf dem Prüfstand. Denknetz und Juso Schweiz, Bern

Marty, S. and Sims, R. (2017): Contested Space: Consumption, Social Inclusion and Exclusion at the Marché des Grottes, Geneva. Sociograph - Sociological Research Study, Université de Genève

Published Jan. 25, 2017 9:59 AM - Last modified Oct. 27, 2017 1:07 PM