Samira Damaris Marty
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).
Memory, violence, post-conflict and post-genocide societies, political anthropology, post-colonial theory, intersectionality, development, Central America, Guatemala, Nicaragua.
Projects outside academia with NGOs, international organizations and the Swiss parliament, research agencies as well as volunteer work with refugees and illegal immigrants.