I joined the then School of Languages, Cultures and Religions at Stirling University in 2006, after having taught at Bonn University (Germany) and previously at St Andrews University. I have academic degrees in Amerindian Studies and Cultural Anthropology (German M.A., Dr. phil., Habilitation). TeachingIn my teaching I combine interests and motivate students to ask their own questions of the different colonial and contemporary materials, taking a critical standpoint towards them, and keeping in mind that they should contribute to any topic from their own point of view. These courses are centred on culture, mostly from ethnohistorical and anthropological perspectives, in practical and in theoretical terms. Important skills are consciousness, critique and creativity, which are just as much learned as taught. In order for students to learn, understand and implement these capacities, I make them aware of different types and genres of texts as well as of very efficient more traditional instruments as well as electronic resources. The language courses I have taught include Spanish as well as Quechua and other native Amerindian languages.
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