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Mr Markus Breines

Post:Associate Tutor (Anthropology)
Location:ARTS C
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Markus Breines is an Associate Tutor and Doctoral Researcher at the University of Sussex. During the 2012-2013 academic year he conducted research in Ethiopia and he is currently writing up his thesis. He has a background working and volunteering with asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, Norway and on the Thai-Burma border.



2011 – present: DPhil Social Anthropology, University of Sussex

Supervisors: Dr Michael Collyer (Geography) and Dr Mark Leopold (Anthropology)

2008 – 2009: MA in Anthropological Research Methods, SOAS London

2005 – 2007: BA in Social Anthropology, NTNU Norway and Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia



Conferences and presententations


‘Multi-sited fieldwork: a methodological term gone sour’ at Migration Researchers in the

Field: A Graduate Student Conference on Method & Theory,  University of Sussex (April



‘Middle class migration and mobility in Ethiopia’ at Researching Africa Day, University of

Oxford (March 2014)


‘On the Selam Bus: An ethnography of urban-urban migration in Ethiopia’ at the DPhil

seminar in Anthropology, Addis Ababa University (June 2013)


‘Re-negotiating notions of place: Tigrayan migration to Addis Ababa’ at the 18th

International Conference of Ethiopian Studies,  Dire Dawa, Ethiopia (November 2012)