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Olivia Frigo-Charles

Olivia Frigo-Charles

Olivia Frigo-Charles

ZHAW School of Social Work
Institute of Diversity and Social Integration
Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8005 Zürich

+41 (0) 58 934 48 26
olivia.frigo-charles@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Research Assistant, Institute of Diversity and Social Integration, ZHAW Social Work

www.zhaw.ch/de/sozialearbeit/institute-zentren/ivgt/

Expertise and research interests

Gender relations in private and public spheres; masculinities and femininities from a cultural studies perspective, ethnographic methods

Educational background

2022 - today: PhD candidate, Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich
Dissertation project: "Left behind? Narratives of Decline and the Memory of the Mining Era in South Wales - An Ethnographic Study"

2019-2021: Master of Arts in Social Sciences, University of Zurich (Major Empirical Cultural Studies; Minor Gender Studies).

09.2020-12.2020: term abroad during the master's program at the University of Cambridge (MPhil in Social Anthropology with a focus on "Gender, Kinship and Care")

2016-2019: Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, University of Zurich (Major Empirical Cultural Studies; Minor Educational Studies)

Professional milestones

09.2021-present: Research assistant, Institute of Diversity and Social Integration, ZHAW Social Work

09.2021-12.2021: Teaching Assistant: tutorage for the Bachelor module "Everyday Cultures: Histories, Theories, Fields" (Prof. Dr. Moritz Ege), Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich

02.2021-06.2021: Teaching Assistant: tutorage for the Bachelor module "Popular Literatures and Media: History, Theories, Fields" (Prof. Dr. Christine Lötscher), Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich

02.2021-06.2021: Conception and realisiation of a student colloquium entitled "Compatibility of family and work from a cultural studies perspective", Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich

09.2019-08.2020: Intern Events and Communication, Karl der Grosse, City of Zurich

2016-2020: Various part-time jobs

08.2015-11.2015: Internship at a children's home in Sicily, Italy

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