Dr Theresia Hofer

Dr Theresia Hofer

Mag(Vienna), MSc(Brun.), PhD(Lond.)


I am a social anthropologist with international research, teaching and curatorial experience. My regional research focus is the Tibetan and Himalayan region, South Asia and Japan.

  • anthropology of disability and difference
  • Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
  • medical anthropology
  • linguistic anthropology
  • deaf anthropology and sign linguistics
  • language-focused, collaborative and visual research methods
  • critical Global Health
  • Asian medicines
  • nationalism, ethnicity and identity
  • oral history
  • museum anthropology
  • inclusive curatorial practices

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