Photo: © Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Photographer: Ernst Fesseler / 2014

Dr. Urmila Goel


info (at) urmila.de
 

born:             30th April 1970 in Freiburg
nationality:    German and Person of Indian Origin (PIO)

Research

04/16-03/19 Guest Professor European Ethnology at the Humboldt University Berlin
04/15 - 09/15 Lecturer in European Ethnology at the Humboldt University Berlin
10/09 - 09/10 Guest Professor Gender Studies at the Humboldt University Berlin
06/09 - 07/09 Fellow at the Internationales Tübinger Gender-Forschungskolleg, University of Tübingen
06/08 - 07/09 Fellow at the Jacobs Summer Research Group 'Youth - Migration - Religion' in Zürich/ Switzerland
04/07 - 10/07 Visiting Scholar at the University of Bergen, Norway
09/06 - 12/06 Visiting Scholar at the Asia Centre of the University of New England in Armidale/Australia
02/04 - 08/06 Researcher at the Europa-Universität Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder

Professional career outside academia

02/02-09/03 Desk officer South Asia, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
03/01-01/02 Trainee, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
03/99-02/01 Coordinator of Freiwilligenzentrale Hagen

Free-lance activities

since 09/06 Researcher, author and trainer
since 1995 Journalism (see also publications)
since 1994 Civic education

Education

South Asia Studies
09/97-09/98 M.A. South Asian Area Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London
10/93-03/97 Indology and Asian History at the University of Kiel

Economics
1993-97 PhD in History of Economic Thought at University of Kiel
1991-92 M.Sc. Economics and Econometrics at the University of Southampton
1988-91 Undergraduate courses at  University of Heidelberg and University of Kiel

School
1985 West High School in Madison, Wisconsin (USA)
1976-88 European School Karlsruhe

Scholarships, Fellowships and Prices

01/16 - 03/16 Scholarship, Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder
07/14 - 10/14 Scholarship, Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder
2010 Price of the Faculty for Outstanding Lecturing, Humboldt University Berlin
06/09 - 07/09 Internationales Tübinger Gender-Forschungskolleg
06/08 - 06/09 Fellowship Jacobs Foundation
04/07 - 10/07 DFG
09/06 - 12/06 Fellowship of the University of New England, Armidale/Australia
10/97 - 09/98 Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)
02/94 - 01/97 Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
10/91 - 09/92 Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)
04/90 - 09/93 Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Internships

05 - 06/97 Federal commissioner for migration, Bonn
07 - 08/97 State office for civic education Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart
03/90 Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi

Languages

German first language
English almost like first language
French school knowledge
Hindi basic knowledge
Turkish minimal
Norwegian minimal

© Urmila Goel, www.urmila.de / english 2016