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Mrs Daniela Stauffacher

Mrs Daniela Stauffacher

PhD Candidate, Study of Religions. University of Zurich


Born in Zurich, Switzerland, study of religions, philosophy and Russian literature at University of Zurich. Currently working on a PhD-project sponsored by the Swiss National Foundation. Employed at the University of Zurich and affiliated at the EHESS Paris. Published master thesis (2018): "'In this place we are very far away from God. Raum und Religion im Jungle von Calais".

Research Interests

Currently working on a dissertation project "Managing Border Deaths in Southern Italy: Negotiations and Ritual Practices".
Past: Conducted for several months field research in the refugee camp "Jungle" in Calais (F).