Early Stage Researchers

ESR 1

 Miriam Waltz

Project title: Cancer epidemics and toxic exposure in Kenya: questions of environmental pollution, risk and causation

Location: Aarhus University.

Supervisors: Lotte Meinert (AU) and Wenzel Geissler (UiO). 


ESR 2

Yayi Zheng

Project title: Borderlands and Livelihood Security: Social and Economic Dynamics.

Location: Aarhus University.

Supervisors: Christian B. N. Gade (AU) and Steven van Wolputte (KUL).


ESR 3

Annigje van Dijk

Project title: Living with mental illness in Burkina Faso: experiences of patients and their family in and around Ouagadougou.

Location: University of Leuven (KUL).

Supervisors: Ann Cassiman (KUL) and Wenzel Geissler (UiO). 

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ESR 4

Evelien Storme

Project title: Youth employability and socioeconomic security: Expanding the inclusion of South African youth through the use of a Multidimensional Youth Employability Index.

Location: University of Leuven (KUL).

Supervisors: Filip De Boeck (KUL) and Christian B. N. Gade


ESR 5

Rune Larsen

Project title: Youth and Political Security: Social Unrest and (in)action in Urban Namibia.

Location: University of Leuven (KUL).

Supervisors: Steven van Wolputte (KUL) and Michael Eilenberg (AU). 


ESR 6

Nicholas Wainman

Project title: Refugee Livelihood Security and Future Perspectives

Location: Aarhus University.

Supervisors: Lotte Meinert (AU) and Wenzel Geissler (UiO).


ESR 7

Lindokuhle Khumalo

Project title: Beyond State-Protected Areas: The conservation encounter in South Africa's voluntary biodiversity protection sector

Location: University of Oslo (UiO)

Supervisors: Knut G. Nustad (UiO) and Michael Eilenberg (AU). 

 


ESR 8

Kirsten Nielsen

Project title: Local Energy Challenges and Global Sustainability: Electricity and Human Development in Uganda

Location: University of Oslo (UiO).

Supervisors: Thomas Hylland Eriksen (UiO) and Andrew Bowman (UoE). 


ESR 9

Charline Kopf

Project title: Reconfiguring connectivity: Railway infrastructure, remoteness, and security on the West African frontier

Location: University of Oslo (UiO).

Supervisors: Wenzel Geissler (UiO) and Filip De Boeck (KUL).


ESR 10

Carla Cortêz

Project title: Potential and Vulnerabilities in Maputo Ring Road Resettlement Areas.

Location: Aarhus University (AU).

Supervisors: Heather Swanson (AU) , Morten Nielsen (AU) and Sarah Jane Cooper-Knock (UoE).  


ESR 11

Konstantin Biehl

Project title: Confronting the Uncertainty of Toxic Exposure. Knowledge‐making on Aflatoxins in Kenyan Maize

Location: University of Oslo (UiO).

Supervisors: Wenzel Geissler (UiO) and Jose-Maria Munoz (UoE). 


ESR 12

Tanja Hendriks

Project title: A State of Relief: Governance and Human Security. The state and everyday practices of governing in Malawi.

Location: University of Edinburgh (UoE).

Supervisors: Gerhard Anders (UoE) and Wenzel Geissler (UiO). 

 


ESR 13

Olivia Fifi Gieskes

Project title: An Ethnography of China’s Humanitarian Interventions in the DRC and Impacts on Everyday Human Security

Location: University of Edinburgh (UoE).

Supervisors: Sarah Jane Cooper-Knock (UoE) and Michael Eilenberg (AU). 


ESR 14

Cecilie Baann

Project title: People are not security conscious. Development Interventions and Political Security in the Lake Chad Region.

Location: Aarhus University (AU).

Supervisors: Michael Eilenberg (AU) and Gerhard Anders (UoE).
 


ESR 15

Suvi Lensu

Project title: Informal Sectors and Economic Security: Gendered Urban Everyday Life in African Borderlands

Location: University of Edinburgh (UoE).

Supervisors: Paul Nugent (UoE) and Heather Swanson (AU).

 


ESR 16

Edwin Ameso

Project title: An infrastructural view of care in Africa: Assessing Access to Universal Healthcare coverage in two East African Countries.

Location: Aarhus University (AU).

Supervisors: Lotte Meinert (AU) and Ruth Prince (UiO).