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Julia Dornhöfer M.A.



Scientific Associate

Room: 02 009
Tel: +49 (0) 761 203 3304

Research interests

  • Death and Dying
  • Risk and Prevention
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Digital Communication
  • Food and Eating culture


Research projects:

  • Blog the job 2.0 - Digital communication and career perspectives in the humanities. (2019) Visit our blog
  • "Warten. Zum Umgang mit Unzeit", research-oriented study project. (2016-2017)



  • Since January 2019 Research Associate, Institute for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology, University of Freiburg.
  • 2015-2018 Master Degree Program in European Ethnology (Master Thesis: Sterben? Mit Sicherheit! Die Konstituierung des Präventiven Selbst im Kontext der Patientenverfügung), University of Freiburg.
  • Freelance Copywriter since 2015.
  • 2010-2015 Fundraising Consultant for Foundation and Legacy Marketing, Kindernothilfe e.V.
  • 2009 Training Program Project Manager Fundraising.
  • 2004-2008 Bachelor studies Degree Program Literary, Cultural and Media Studies, Social Science (Bachelor Thesis: Leckerbissen vor der Kamera: Ästhetik und Symbolik filmischer Essszenen, University of Siegen.
  • 2000-2004 advertising agent, copywriter.







  • Winter term 2019/2020: Knowledge, Death and Risk – Theory Discourses
  • Summer term 2019 "blog the job 2.0" - practical seminar on digital communication and job perspectives. To the blog.



  • To die? Certainly! The Living Will as an instrument of personal death care. 1st Augsburger Nachwuchsworkshop on interdisciplinary health research "Rationalities of the end of life: death cultures in past and present", 06.-08.03.2019, Augsburg.



  • WarteArt - WarteArt – Beobachtungen in einer zeitlichen Zwischenphase. Exhibition in the Uniseum. Freiburg, April-May 2017.