Christiane Falge

Location

City Lab Hustadt, Bochum
Brunnenplatz 7
Bochum
44801
Germany

Position

Professor

Biography

Christiane Falge is a Professor for health and diversity at the university of applied health sciences Bochum. Her work and research focus are collaborative ethnography, medical anthropology, transnational migration and health . She has conducted long-time ethnographic research among Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia and the US between 1997-2006 and since then works on migration in Germany. In 2016 she founded the City Lab Bochum where students and academicians together with community researchers engage in collaborative research, co-production of knowledge and activism against social inequalities. In 2017 the City Lab received a distinction for being exemplary for the development of the North Rhine-Westphalian health system and was accepted in the Country Initiative Healthy Northrine westfalia. Falge’s monographies include The global Nuer. Transnational Life-Worlds, Religious Movements and War (2015) and Migrants and Health. Political and Institutional Responses to Cultural Diversity in Health Systems (2013).

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