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Christian F. Feest

Christian F. Feest, Czech anthropology educator. Smithsonian Institute fellow 1972-1973, Ford Foundation fellow, Newberry Library, 1987-1988. Fellow American Anthropological Association; member American Society for Ethnohistory, Anthropologische Gesellschaft Wien (board directors 1981-1993), Deutsche Gesellscheft fur Volkerkunde (vice president 1993-1997).

Background

  • Feest, Christian F. was born on July 20, 1945 in Braunau, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. Son of Walter and Herta (Hilgenreiner) Feest.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, 1969.

    Career

    • Curator Museum Für Völkerkunde, Vienna, 1963-1993. Associate professor University Vienna, 1980-1993. Professor University Frankfurt, Germany, since 1993.

      Lecturer University Vienna, 1971, 75-80. Editor Archiv für Völkerkunde, Vienna, 1965-1994, European Review Native American Studies, Budapest, since 1987.

    Works

    Membership

    Fellow American Anthropological Association. Member American Society for Ethnohistory, Anthropologische Gesellschaft Wien (board directors 1981-1993), Deutsche Gesellscheft fur Volkerkunde (vice president 1993-1997).

    Connections

    • Married Johanna Wieser, October 6, 1967 (divorced 1996). Children: Nanda, Yella. Married Sylvia S. Kasprycki, April 10, 1997.
    • father: Walter Feest
    • mother: Herta (Hilgenreiner) Feest
    • spouses: Johanna Wieser
    • Sylvia S. Kasprycki
    • children: Nanda Feest
    • Yella Feest
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    Born July 20, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1969
      University Vienna
    • 1963 - 1993
      Curator Museum F+-r V+
      Vienna, Virginia, United States
    • 1980 - 1993
      associate, professor University Vienna
    • 1993
      professor, University Frankfurt
      Germany