Urban and Population Geography working group

Research Projects

2015-2017: Co-Project manager of the E+ Strategic Partnership "Urban Dynamics: Global Perspectives for a Socio-cultural Urban Management" Link Content: Development and implementation of an interdisciplinary and international postgraduate program to adapt the higher education to present challenges in urban development and increase the employability. Partners: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Université Paris 8, Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires), Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Recife). Funded by EU Erasmus+. For further information see Ongoing Research Projects

2010-2014: Dissertation: Urban Conflicts in Santiago de Chile and Buenos Aires. Impact of Social Movements and Citizen Initiatives on Frames and Political Practices in Urban Development. Geography Department of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Funding: Elsa-Neumann-Scholarship 10/2010-9/2013 and Caroline von Humboldt-Program/ Excellence Initiative at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin 10/2013-6/2014.

2008-2011: Risk Habitat Megacity

2006: Diploma Thesis: Gated High-Rise Buildings in the City of Buenos Aires. Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Funding: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Humboldt-Ritter-Penk-Foundation

Research Topics

•    Urban Development and Urban Politics

•    Social movements and Citizenship

•    Urban Conflicts

•    Urban Development in Latin America