Frobenius Research Award 20202

D800E 20201014 045 33This year's Frobenius Research Award for an excellent dissertation in the field of social and cultural anthropology goes to Dr. des. Lene Faust and her thesis titled "Im Namen der Toten. Eine ethnografische Studie über die faschistische Nachkriegsszene in Rom" (In the name of the dead: an ethnographic study on the post-war fascist scene in Rome), submitted to the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.




The award was announced and presented during the annual reception at the Frankfurt Book Fair of the Frobenius Institute on October 14, 2020, followed by the presentation of the latest publications by members of the Frobenius Institute and the Institute for Social Anthropology at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. Mikhail Ashkinazi musically accompanied the evening on the piano.
Due to the necessary limitation of participants, the event was also shown online for a public audience.

The Frobenius Research Award is endowed with 3,000 Euros through the Frobenius Society and the Hahn-Hissink Frobenius Foundation.

Press release (PDF, in German)


D800E 20201014 054 33Photo: Frobenius-Institut/Peter Steigerwald