legal and political anthropology

multi-sited fieldwork in Europe; stationary fieldwork in SE Asia (Myanmar) and Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

we-formation, community, the individual, ethno-religious minorities, expert activism, statelessness and the state

Jacques Lacan, existential anthropology, ethnomethodology

Judith Beyer is currently member of the International Advisory Board of the peer-reviewed journal Central Asian Survey,  an associate member of the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) and a country-of-origin expert in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands.

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

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