Dziebel German Valentinovich

5 December 1971 (1971-12-05), Leningrad


Biography, education, career:

On 13 May 1997 German Dziebel defended his Candidate’s Dissertation at Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, titled Generation, Age and Gender in Kinship Terminological Systems: A Study in History and Typology. In 1993-1997 he worked as a junior researcher at the Russian Museum of Ethnography. From 2007 he is a Resource and Scientific Consultant at the Great Russian Encyclopedia. German Dziebel also holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Stanford University, Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology, with his PhD Dissertation Playing and Nothing: European Appropriations of Native American Cultures in the late 20th Century.

Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the peoples of North and South America; Anthropology of kinship; ethnosociolinguistics; comparative studies; anthroposociogenesis; ethnogenesis of the aboriginal population of America

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