Aktuelles Forschungsprojekt

Places that don’t matter? Socio-economic transformation of industrial towns in Switzerland and Slovenia (SNF Project).
Link: https://www.geography.unibe.ch/research/economic_geography/research_projects/snf_project_places_that_don_t_matter_socio_economic_transformation_of_industrial_towns_in_switzerland_and_slovenia/index_eng.html

Forschungsinteresse

  • Diverse economies, postcapitalism
  • Industry, manufacturing
  • Agri-food systems
  • Regional expertise: Switzerland, Central Asia, Luxembourg, Nepal

Berufserfahrungen

Seit 2022
Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Geography, University of Bern
2020-2022 Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Luxembourg
2013-2018 Research and teaching assistant, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg (CH)
2011-2012

Junior researcher, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, Zurich/Kathmandu

2008-2012

Teaching assistant, Department of Geography, University of Zurich

Ausbildung

2020 PhD in Geography, University of Fribourg (CH)
2016
Visiting scholar, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
2013 M.Sc. in Geography, University of Zurich
2012

Swiss mobility exchange, University of Geneva

2010

B.Sc. in Geography, University of Zurich

2009-2010

Erasmus exchange, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Publications

2021. “The ‘failure’ of cooperatives in Kyrgyzstan? A postcapitalist critique of a biased narrative”. Geographica Augustana, 33, 29-37. Link: https://opus.bibliothek.uni-augsburg.de/opus4/frontdoor/index/index/docId/89035

2020. “From failure to emancipation: the case for a feminist research practice”. Feministische Geo-RundMail, 83, 55-60. Link: https://ak-feministische-geographien.org/rundmail/

2020. Rethinking agricultural cooperatives in Kyrgyzstan: towards a postcapitalist approach to cooperation in postsocialism. Doctoral thesis. University of Fribourg.

2015. “Expanding spaces of participation: insights from an infrastructural project in rural Nepal”. Geographica Helvetica, 70(4), 353-361. Link: https://www.geogr-helv.net/70/353/2015/gh-70-353-2015.pdf

2013. “Accountability at the local level in fragile contexts: Nepal case study”. IDS Working Paper 421. Brighton: Institute for Development Studies. Link: http://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/Wp421.pdf

2013. The journey of accountability. Translating, negotiating and performing development in rural Nepal. Master’s thesis. University of Zurich.