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Christian F. Feest

anthropology educator

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

book Das rote Amerika: Nordamerikas Indianer (German Edition) book The Powhatan Tribes (Indians of North America) book The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Presence of Chinese and Indian Firms in Europe book A Guide to Indian Manuscripts: Materials from Europe and North America (Reference Guides to Archival and Manuscript Sources in World History)

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