Gesa Grimme

PhD student

Gesa Grimme studied Cultural Anthropology, Sociology and History in Göttingen (MA 2011). She has worked for various museums and on several exhibitions and research projects. At the MARKK (Museum am Rothenbaum – Kulturen und Künste der Welt) in Hamburg, she was involved in the exhibition A Glimpse into Paradise: Historical Photographs from Polynesia and the project "Colonialism and Museum", a cooperation with the Department of History at Universität Hamburg. From October 2016 to March 2018, she was responsible for provenance research in the project "Discomforting Heritage: Objects from Colonial Contexts in Ethnological Museums" at Linden-Museum Stuttgart. Gesa is interested in the colonial histories and contemporary relevance of ethnographic museums.

For more information, read about Gesa's PhD project.