Miriam Hamburger

Indigenous Religion(s), Repatriation, Secularity, Materiality


Miriam is interested in the return of human remains and cultural artifacts that were gathered in the colonial period from collecting institutions. Her ethnographic work between Germany and Australia has so far investigated the contemporary political, social, and religious claims and activities that inspire and result from repatriation.

Ph.D. Religious Studies; University of California, Santa Barbara, in progress

M.A. Religious Studies; Leipzig University, 2023

B.A. Religious Studies with Minor in Art History; Occidental College, 2017