Hansjörg Dilger

Hansjörg Dilger is Junior Professor for Religious Diversity in Transnational Contexts at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin and coordinates the working group Medical Anthropology at the institute. Dilger's research and teaching interests include medical anthropology (esp. HIV/AIDS, anthropology of biomedicine, transnationalization of health, medicine and healing); the anthropology of religion (esp. Pentecostalism and Islam); Sexuality, kinship and gender (esp. masculinities); transnationalism and migration; and the anthropology of education and learning. His regional focus is on Eastern and Southern Africa as well as migratory contexts in Europe.

(2012) Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa: Transnational Health and Healing. Bloomington: Indiana University Press (with A. Kane, S. Langwick, eds.).

(2010) Morality, Hope and Grief: Anthropologies of Aids in Africa. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books (with U. Luig, eds.).

(2007) Healing the Wounds of Modernity: Community, Salvation and Care in a Neo-Pentecostal Church in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Religion in Africa, 37 (1): 59-83.


Working Group Medical Anthropology at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin  Link