legal and political anthropology

Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan, (multisited) Europe

community, minorities, activism, state and statelessness

anthropos and the individual


Judith Beyer is a long-time editor at Allegra Lab, a widely read anthropological platform, a member of the International Advisory Board of the peer-reviewed journal Central Asian Survey, co-organizer of the European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA) network Anthropology of Law, Rights and Governance (LawNet), and an associate member of the European Network on Statelessness (ENS). She also serves as a country-of-origin expert for first-Tier and Upper Tribunals in the UK.

She is co-partner of Die Bodenseher, an ethnographic research association based at Lake Constance and a Cartelisand of the New Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis (NLS) via the Lacanian Circle of Australia (LCA).

She is also a full professor of Social and Political Anthropology at the University of Konstanz.