German PhD Student
Anne von Petersdorff is a PhD student in German Studies with a focus on film and Digital Humanities. She completed her Bachelor in International Tourism and Leisure with a specialization in Strategic Business Management (NHVT Breda, Netherlands and Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium) and a Master in Culture-Language-Media (University of Flensburg, Germany). During her Bachelor and Master she also studied in Mexico and Cuba. Between her bachelor's and master's degrees, she worked as a production assistant and line producer on TV commercials, short films and film production. During her MA Program she worked as a freelance videographer producing videos for institutions, NGOs and companies. Her research interests include human mobility, migration, tourism and travel, German settlements in Central and Latin America, the representation of human mobility and the use of technology. Her hybrid dissertation project (working title: "Body, Voice and Collaboration: Re-Framing the Woman Traveler in Autobiographical Film and Filmmaking") integrates a feature-length, collaborative documentary film with theoretical and historical treatment of German feminist filmmaking.