PhD Projects

Laura Tommila

Neglected Views on the Swiss Asylum System: A Critical Analysis of Asylum Seekers’ and Refugees’ Participation Possibilities on Different Levels of Societal Living Together

Seline Kunz

Sex dis-/played: wie Jugendliche ihre Erfahrungen mit Pornografie erzählen

Jamie Pring

The role of African mediators in promoting inclusivity in international peace mediation

Jonas Aebi

Zwischen Problemviertel und kosmopolitischem Alltag – Die Produktion städtischen Raumes in postmigrantischen Nachbarschaften in Basel und Brüssel

Claudia Wilopo

Studying irregular migrants’ acts of citizenship in the city of Zurich

Melina Rutishauser

Participation in Social Health Protection: Women’s Engagement in Tanzania

Cristina Franchi

Recent Italian Migration: Generation Typical Appropriation Strategies of Current Immigrant Italians in Basel

Deborah Mühlebach

Philosophy of Derogatory Language: Normative Meaning and Normative Criticism

Anika Thym

Insiderkritik: Kritische (Selbst-)Reflexionen von Männern aus Führungspositionen im Finanzsektor

Jacob Geuder

Images of Movements – YouTube and the Right to the City

Peter Ayoola Oderinde

Transnational Migrants’ Christianity: A study of Nigerian Pentecostal churches and their mission in Switzerland

Malte Flachmeyer

Geldpolitische Handlungsspielräume und wechselseitige Einflussmöglichkeiten von Zentralbank und Finanzwirtschaft am Beispiel des EZB-Krisenmanagements 2011-2015

Linda Mülli

Rituals in an International Work Environment: An Anthropological Research on Cross-cultural Relations and Interactions

Maike Birzle

Coping Unpredictability – Future imaginary and orientation of female Burkinabe university graduates in times of uncertainty

Nadine Sarfert

rebel with(out) a cause. »Deviante Jugend« im Spannungsfeld von Reproduktion und Widerstand

Yv E. Nay

Queering Family?! Lesben, Schwule, Bisexuelle und Transgender mit Kindern in der Schweiz

Karin Hostettler

Denk(t)raum Mensch. Kant, Kritik und Othering

Andrea Buhl

Images of Palliative Care in Tanzania – A Hospital-Ethnography in a Cancer Clinic in Dar es Salaam

Andreas Admasie
Dynamics of Assertive Unionism in Ethiopia
    

Tina Bopp

(Post)koloniale Verflechtungsgeschichten und dekoloniale Perspektiven auf Landwirtschaft und (Re)produktionsverhältnisse

Stefan Bächtold
Effectiveness for whom? Analysis of the discourse on accountability in Peacebuilding

Julie Bernath
Resistance to transitional justice at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia

Stephanie Bishop
Zambian Water Diaries: Technology in Practice 

Livia Boscardin
“Our Common Future”–Developing a Non-Speciesist, Critical Theory of Sustainability

Julia Büchele
Ein Expat kommt selten allein - Die Rolle mitausreisender PartnerInnen bei Auslandsentsendungen nach Kampala/Uganda

Sergio Gemperle
Anti-corruption Agencies and Statebuilding. Effects of anti-corruption institutions on post-conflict statebuilding

Andrea Grolimund
Ageing, Agency and Health in Dar es Salaam

Fanny Gutsche

Listening to the "Voice of Switzerland" - Sound and National Images in the Transnational Reception of Swiss Radio International 1936-2004

Anne Härtel
The Organisation of Violence in the Actions of the Lord’s Resistance Army

Katharina Stöckli

Geschlecht in der amerikanischen Aussenpolitik. Eine Analyse der amerikanischen Aussenpolitik aus einer Geschlechterperspektive am Beispiel Afghanistans

Patricia Jäggi
Kulissen der Heimat? Geräusche und Klänge des Alltags im Schweizer Radio der 50er und 60er Jahre zwischen akustischer Innovation und hörbarer Tradition

Murat Kaya
Anti-Westernism and the Formation of the Young Turk Mindset

Joel Laszlo
Exploring Post-Ottoman Cities Through the Photographic Lens, New Approaches to Lifeworld Research in Turkey and Yugoslavia, 1920s and 1930s

Bobby Luthra Sinha
A Comparative Interpretation of Peoples’ Movements: Actors, Evolving Consciousness and Democratic Imagination in India and South Africa

Frida Lyonga
Homosexuality and the African: Change and Persistence of Homophobic Attitudes among African Migrants in Switzerland and Sweden

Franziska Schutzbach

Demographische Krisenszenarien und die Regulierung der Fortpflanzung

Milanka Matic
Die Frau im Bild der türkischen und jugoslawischen Presse

Hélène Oberlé
Narratives of identity, multi-sited biography and life-modes of highly qualified migrants: Swiss in Israel and Israelis in Switzerland

Julia Palmiano Federer

Legitimacy and norm diffusion in international peace mediation: the case of NGO mediators in South East Asia

Myra Poluschny-Treuner
Land grabbing or an essential move towards development? A case study of Ethiopia

Stefan Ragaz

Religionskonzepte in russischen Orientdiskursen. Eine Untersuchung zu Wissenschaft, Literatur und Reisebeschreibungen von 1804 bis 1855

Sabrina Regmi
Macro and Micro Dynamics of Gender and Microenterprise Development in Rural Nepal

Laure Sandoz

The mobility of the highly skilled towards Switzerland

Haddy Sarr
Migration as Emotional Experience: Moral Justifications of Remittances

Stefanie Schälin
Hegemoniale Weiblichkeit(en)? Eine Untersuchung über Frauen aus der schweizerischen Wirtschaftelite

Emily Schultz
The Capability Approach as the normative foundation of Sustainable Development

Michela Seggiani
Repräsentation von Geschlechterverhältnissen in Naturhistorischen Museen

Sandra Staudacher
Health and Care of Elderly: “Children may help, Insha'Allah!” Ageing, Agency and Health in the City of Zanzibar, Tanzania

Julia Thyroff
Historisches Denken bei Ausstellungsbesuchenden / Historical thinking of museum visitors

Albert Tibaijuka
Multinational Corporations and Community Communication in Africa

Esther Uzar
The role of authority in political culture - a case study of Zambian trade unions

Anna Vakalis
Crime and Intercommunal Relations in Ottoman Macedonia (1839-1876): The Local Mixed Courts Established During the Tanzimat Reforms

Thomas Volk
Turkey´s Self-Perception in the Middle East: 1983-2002

Fleur Weibel
„We’re getting married“. An ethnography on the staging of intimate couple relationships in contemporary wedding ceremonies

Alp Yenen
The Young Turk Aftermath (1918-1922)

Katrin Sontag
Living and working in different places: Biography and migration of the highly qualified

 

Ecaterina Matoi

The Role of the Army in Contemporary Iraq

Susann Täschler
Die Untersuchung von Vaterfiguren im aktuellen Spielfilm unter Bezugnahme auf das pädagogische Generationenkonzept. Eine erziehungswissenschaftliche Filmanalyse

Tobias Rein

On Karl Marx' Theory of Labour and its Relevance

Maria Wedekind

Eine religionsaisthetische Untersuchung des alevitischen semah-Tanzes in der deutschsprachigen Schweiz und in Deutschland

Shabih Zaidi

The impact of relocation on highly qualified migrants and their families

Sarah Khayati

The encounter of Middle Easterners with and their experience in Switzerland

Sanna Frischknecht

Cohousing – Experimentierfelder für neue Lebensweisen

Natalie Tarr

Interpreting the Administration: Burkina Faso in Translation

Laura Eigenmann

From the Margins to a Mission: How the European Union became a defender of LGBT rights. The rise of LGBT rights from the perspective of EU actors

Selin Yilmaz

Consequences of Reconceptualizing the 'Never Again' Discourse in Israeli Politics. The Use of 'Never Again' as a Speech Act in the Securitization Process

Alumnae/Alumni:

Sandra Rubli
Transitional Justice and State-Formation in Burundi
Guilain Mathé
Armed Groups and the Governance of Human Security in North Kivu: A Contribution to the Criticism of the “New Wars“ Thesis
Sara Hellmüller
Bridging the Gap – Examining Local Dimensions of International Peacebuilding in the DR Congo
Rina M. Alluri
The private sector in peace promotion: Sri Lanka
Joschka Philipps
Explosive youth: Political protests in Conakry and Kampala