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Master students

UrbanEnclavingFutures has several affiliated master students. Below is a list of them and their interests.


Ernest Teye Ayumu

Ernest Teye is a first-year M. Phil student at the Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana. His research interests are urbanisation and urban development, urban disaster risk management and urban sanitation management. Read about his project here.

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Fallmyr Hansen

Maria is a master student of Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen. During her bachelor's degree, she did an exchange semester at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. In the spring of 2018, she conducted fieldwork at the outskirts of Kampala. Among other, her fields of interest include gender, political and urban anthropology. Read about her project here.

 

 

 

 

Lukas Siegfried Hoose

Lukas is a master student in the Geographies of Sustainable Development program at the University of Bergen. During his Bachelor's degree at the University of Bonn, he developed a strong interest in the fields of urban development with a special focus on mobility and transportation. As well as looking at how the modes of transportation impact the physical urban space, he is interested in how peoples' movement shapes the urban society. Read about his project here.

 

Lauritz Isaksen

Lauritz completed his master's degree in Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen in the spring of 2019. He conducted fieldwork about urban enclaving near Accra, Ghana in the spring of 2018. His main interests include the transformation of social space and how people are affected by this in terms of conflict/cooperation and in the formation of meaning. As well as looking at how people socially and culturally change, he is also interested in how people from different class backgrounds conceptualise visionary futures. Read about his project here.

 

 

 

Anna Koksvik Thorsen

Anna takes her master's degree in Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen. Her areas of interest include political anthropology and human rights. In the spring of 2019, she conducted fieldwork at the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa. Read about her project here.

 

 

 

 

Mikko Virtanen

Mikko is enrolled in the master's programme in Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen. During his bachelor's degree, he lived for five months in Cape Town for an exchange semester. Also, for another semester he lived and studied developmental studies in Ghana. Mikko is interested in migration and how to best solve the issues surrounding refugees. In the spring of 2019, he conducted fieldwork in Northern Uganda. Read about his project here.