Profile
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Isabelle SCHULTE-TENCKHOFF

HONORARY PROFESSOR, ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY
Faculty Associate, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding
Spoken languages
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Areas of expertise
  • Cultural anthropology
  • Rights of indigenous peoples
  • Coloniality/decoloniality
  • International law (public, private)
  • International organisations, UN
  • Critical multiculturalism
  • Religious minorities
  • Economy and society
  • War and peace

PROFILE
 

PhD, Anthropology and Sociology, University of Lausanne
Habilitation à diriger des recherches (post-doctoral degree), EHESS, Paris

Faculty member from 2003 to 2018, Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff previously taught and undertook research in Canada and France, and carried out various projects in the field of human rights, as well as indigenous and minority rights, especially within the UN system. Among other appointments, she was a visiting member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton as well as programme director at the Collège international de Philosophie in Paris; she has been an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology, McGill University, from 2000 to 2003 and again since September 2018.