Cross-Cultural Study on Orientation towards Cardinal Directions
Data collection at UN, in Latin America and in Africa.
Cross-Cultural Study on Emotional Ratings of Sounds
Data collection at UN, in South East Asia and Latin America.
Cultural Identity in Global Stratifications
Data collection at UN, in Africa, Europe, Latin America, South East Asia and on Atlantic islands.
MMPI-2-screening of AIDS orphans in East Africa (with DAAD support):
Cooperation with the University of Minnesota (USA), Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda) and the Ocean One Social Centre (Soroti, Uganda);
Data collection in Uganda and Rwanda.
Cross-Cultural Olfactory Survey (with DAAD support)
data collection at UN and in India (Soliga; also supported by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), Cameroon (Bagyeli), Uganda (Batwa, Teso), Ethiopia (Hamer), Panama (Emberá, Wounaan), Perú (Bora, Yagua, Cocama), Colombia (Emberá, Yagua), Brazil (Marubo, Tuyuka), French Guyana (Wayampi).
Yiddish Dictionary. Compilation of a tree part dictionary:
German – Yiddish (original Hebrew letters) – transcription,
Transcription – Yiddish – German,
Yiddish – Transcription – German.
Culturally Sustainable Tourism (intervention project, as of yet Africa and Latin America)
in Cameroon with the Ministry of Tourism, Kribi, and in Uganda with UWA.
Icon Recognition (with DAAD support)
Investigation of the “culture free“ concept; data collection at the UN; in Cameroon (Bagyeli), South Africa (Venda), Uganda (Batwa), Ethiopia, Panama (Emberá).
Early Tsunami Awareness in Indigenous Peoples
(data collection at UN)
Culturally sustainable behaviour modification of persons visiting indigenous peoples; since 2011 listed by UNESCO as a measure to maintain cultural diversity. Please see the sub-title “Preservation of cultural diversity in the tourism sector” on p. 89 of UNESCO’s Quadrennial Periodic Report on Measures to Protect and Promote the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
New Strategy Against Female Genital Mutilation (with partner organisations in Africa)
Intervention project, systemic approach