Jennifer Krueckeberg

Areas of Research

Work Package 3 “Connectivities built by memory modalities”
PhD Project 11

Thesis

Modalities of personal memory work (working title)

Abstract:

The research project will study ordinary people’s practices of doing personal memory work, the forms and the materials they use therefore. It will focus on the practical aspects of collecting, maintaining, and retrieving personal remembrances, as well as the meanings given to the personal memory work. The expected results shall create a typology of individuals’ memory modalities since a variation across people of different lifestyle groups, ages, and social backgrounds can be supposed.

Supervisors

Biography

Academic Qualifications

Oct 2018
PhD Candidate at the Institute of European Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology, University of Hamburg, Germany

2013-2015 
Master of Research in Anthropology, Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom

2012-2013
Master of Arts in Anthropology and Cultural Politics, Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom

2011-2012
Exchange Student, Keio University, Japan

2008-2012
Bachelor of Arts (Dual-degree) in Social Anthropology and Japanese Studies, University of Cologne, Germany.

Work Experience

2017 – 2018
Lead Researcher at Big Brother Watch, London, United Kingdom

2016-2017
Client Services Manager at MarkMonitor (part of Thomson Reuters), London, United Kingdom

2013-2016
International Project Manager at Leftfield, London, United Kingdom

Interest and Expertise

  • Digital ethnography
  • Identity and representation
  • Personal memory making
  • Applied anthropology

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 764859.