Institute of Geography

Social and Cultural Geography

Final theses

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Themes we are interested in to supervise BA-, MA- and PhD theses:

  • (feminist) social geographies (spatial practices of youth and children, migration, im/mobilities, social inequality, ...)
  • (feminist) political geographies (cultural politics of emotions, nationalism, national identities, counter political spaces, ...)
  • (feminist) geographies of the body (spaces of conception, intimacy and globalisation, care work, commodification of bodies, ...)
  • (feminist) cultural geographies (postcolonial theories, culture as resistance, ...)
  • (feminist) digital and visual geographies (critical cartographies/mapping, robots, ...)
  • (feminist) history and epistemology of Geography (gendered history of the discipline, ...)
Current Master theses
Olivia Büchli Transnationale Netzwerke (Mujeres Wayuu)  Maaret Jokela-Pansini 
Current Bachelor theses
 Nora Huber Migration - Integration  Nora Komposch 
 Alexandra Murphy Konstruktion - Natur  Jeannine Wintzer 
 Hannah Slack Concept of home and #vanlife  Jeannine Wintzer 
 Sarina Wellauer  Soziale Bewegungen - Nachhaltigkeit Jeannine Wintzer 
Completed Master theses
2019 Andreas Gerber  Die Stadt Bern und das Emmental: Politisches Framing in der Regionalpolitik Jeannine Wintzer
2019 Daniel Hofer  Tourismusdebatten in Interlaken und Sils  Jeannine Wintzer
2019 Hannah Ambühl Another Way of Doing Geographies: How can filmmaking be used as geographical research tool? Jeannine Wintzer
2019 Johanna Büche-Maeder Schulbuchanalyse (Metaphern Migration und Globalisierung) Jeannine Wintzer
2019 Rosa Philipp Urban agriculture in Mexico City Maaret Jokela-Pansini (with Susan Thieme)
 2020 Carine Hürdin   Sharing Geography - Communicating Geographic Practices by Means of an Explainer Video  Jeannine Wintzer
2021 Devrim Ay
Identification Processes and Political Participation in the Kurdish and Turkish Diaspora in Switzerland & nbsp; Elisabeth Militz 
Completed Bachelor theses
2019 Leo Baeriswyl  Wagenplätze in der Stadt Bern  Carolin Schurr 
2019 Devrim Ay Frauen des Widerstands im demokratischen Konföderalismus in Rojava Elisabeth Militz
2019 Eva Krattiger Verbesserung der Lebensqualität(en) durch Stadtentwicklung? Jeannine Wintzer
2020 Salome Günter  Soziale Nachhaltigkeit Landwirtschaft  Jeannine Wintzer 
2020 Sarah Matasci  Schönheitsoperationen  Jasmine Truong 
2020 Mauro Schmid  Digitale Geographien des Klimastreiks  Carolin Schurr 
2020 Lis Dil  Geographien der Schönheit im K-Drama  Elisabeth Militz 
2021 Nuria Alva  “U ner muesch plötzlech bewise, dass de di liebsch.” - Verstrickungen von Nation und Intimität in transnationalen Ehen  Elisabeth Militz 
2021 Bastian Marxen  Das Spektakel der Differenz. Räumliche Repräsentation im Dokumentarfilm  Jeannine Wintzer 
2021 Thérèse Laubscher  About difference and membership - a mixed methods analysis of a housing cooperative in Bern Nora Komposch and Carolin Schurr 
2021  Luzia Nieuwenhuizen Discursive constructions of spatial identity in social media. Analysis and Deconstruction of Geopolitical models of the New Right Elisabeth Militz
2021 Madeleine Dörfler
Digital Emancipatory Activism - How K-Pop Fans Use Twitter to Raise Awareness of Mistreatment of Women Elisabeth Militz