Franka Schneider

Franka Schneider is a European ethnologist and historian. She was an academic collaborator on the cooperative project “Photo-Objects” at the Institute of European Ethnology, Humboldt-Universität in Berlin. She has worked and taught at institutes of European ethnology at the universities of Göttingen, Hamburg, and Berlin. Her research areas include practices of production and circulation of ethnographic knowledge, the history of popular culture, material culture, and anthropology of the city.

List of Publications

Studies 12


Taking the material approach to photography as a starting point the volume offers new insights into the epistemological potential of analog and digital photographs and photo archives in the humanities and sciences from a comparative viewpoint.