B.A. Ethnology

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Martin Nadarzinski studied ethnology at the University of Frankfurt am Main. He works primarily on ethnographic collections with colonial roots in Germany. He also has experience in exhibition and collection management.

During his studies Martin Nadarzinski completed various internships in different museums (Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe, Centre Charlemagne - Neues Stadtmuseum Aachen, Museum Wiesbaden, Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum Cologne - Art and Cultures of the World). He also worked as a student curator in the exhibition "Plakatiert! Reflections of Indigenous North America", which was realized in cooperation with the Institute of Ethnology of the Goethe University and the World Culture Museum Frankfurt am Main


His research interests focus primarily on the history and the development of ethnographic collections in Germany and the way they are handled today. Geographically, he has focused on the colonial entanglements of museum objects and collections from present-day Namibia
Current research project
Origin and history of the current ethnographic collection of the DITSL with focus on the Namibian holdings. 

He has teaching experience as a tutor at the Institute of Ethnology at the university in Frankfurt and in youth and adult education