Publications

Heer, B. (2019) Cities of entanglements. social life in Johannesburg and Maputo through ethnographic comparison. Bielefeld: Transcript (Urban Studies). doi: 10.14361/9783839447970.   edoc | Open Access
Aceska, A. and Heer, B. (2019) ‘Everyday Encounters in the Shopping Mall: (Un)Making Boundaries in the Divided Cities of Johannesburg and Mostar’, Anthropological Forum. Taylor & Francis, 29(1), pp. 47-61. doi: 10.1080/00664677.2019.1585751.   edoc | Open Access
Aceska, A., Heer, B. and Kaiser-Grolimund, A. (2019) ‘Doing the City from the Margins: Critical Perspectives on Urban Marginality’, Anthropological Forum. Taylor & Francis, 29(1), pp. 1-11. doi: 10.1080/00664677.2019.1588100.   edoc | Open Access
Heer, B. (2018) ‘Propertied Citizenship in a Township and Suburb in Johannesburg’, in Kroeker, L., O’Kane, D., and Scharrer, T. (eds) Middle classes in Africa. changing lives and conceptual challenges. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (Frontiers of globalization series ), pp. 179-202. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-62148-7_8.   edoc | Open Access
Heer, B. (2017) ‘Shopping Malls as Social Space: New Forms of Public Life in Johannesburg’, in Moreillon, O., Muller, A., and Stiebel, L. (eds) Cities in Flux. metropolitan spaces in South African literary and visual texts. Berlin: Lit (Schweizerische Afrikastudien), pp. 101-122.   edoc
Heer, B. (2016) ‘Being together with strangers’, Peeps Magazine - Tracking cultural shifts around the world, pp. 94-113.   edoc
Heer, B. (2015) ‘We are all Children of God: A charismatic church as space of encounter between township and suburb in post-apartheid Johannesburg’, Anthropology Southern Africa. Taylor & Francis, 38(3-4), pp. 344-359. doi: 10.1080/23323256.2015.1108163.   edoc
Heer, B. (2015) ‘[Rezension von] Schaumburg (2013): Bonyatsi. Heirat, Status und Beziehungsstrategien in einem südafrikanischen Township. Kölner Ethnologische Studien, 34. Berlin: Lit.’, Anthropos. Anthropos-Institut, pp. 268-270.   edoc
Heer, B. (2013) ‘Die Kirche als öffentlicher Raum der Post-Apartheid Gesellschaft : zur ethnographischen Untersuchung von Begegnungsräumen in Johannesburg’, in Erfassen – Deuten – Urteilen : Empirische Zugänge zur Religionsforschung. Zürich: Theologischen Verlag Zürich (Christentum und Kultur), pp. 205-224.   edoc
Heer, B. (2012) ‘Wessen Alexandra? Kampf um Bestimmungsmacht im ältesten Township von Südafrika’, iz3w, 1 September, pp. 20-21. Available at: https://www.iz3w.org/zeitschrift/ausgaben/332_Stadt.   edoc | Open Access
Förster, T., Bauer, K., Engeler, M., Heer, B., Keitz Tokpa, K., Kaufmann and Andrea (2011) ‘The Emic Evaluation Approach - Epistemologies, Experience, and Ethnographic Practice’. Institute of Social Anthropology (Basel Paper on Political Transformations).   
Förster, T., Heer, B., Heer, Engeler, M., Kaufmann, A. A., Bauer, K. and Heitz, K. (2011) ‘The Emic Evaluation Approach : epistemologies, experience, and ethnographic practice’. Basel: Institute of Social Anthropology. Available at: https://ethnologie.unibas.ch/research/publications/basel-papers-on-political-transformations/.   edoc | Open Access
Heer, B. (2009) Der Weg von Tischmatten aus dem Kameruner Grasland nach Basel : ethnologische Untersuchung einer Warenkette des Fairen Handels. Bern: Edition Soziothek.   edoc