Urban and Population Geography working group

Dr. Angelo Gilles (geb. Müller)

Research Assistant

gilles@geographie.uni-kiel.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2015
Freelance research Associate, Geography Department of Christian-Alberchts-Universität zu Kiel
2014 PhD ("Transnational networks of trade between Africa and China. A relational perspective on the entrepreneurial trade of African migrants")
2010-2014 Research Scientist at the Department of Geography at the University of Kiel (DFG-Project "Constitution of transnational trading networks - Socioeconomic organization of African migrants in Guangzhou/China")
2008-2010 Research Assistant at the Department of Geography at the University of Kiel (Working Group: "Urban and Population Geography")
2008 Diploma ("International migration to Europe - An analysis of the migration biographies from Senegalese immigrants in Turin/Italy")
2007 DAAD-scholarship for scientific training in Italy
2005-2006 Studies of Geography (Erasmus-Exchange) at the University of Cagliari/Italy
2003-2007 Student Assistant at the Department  of Geography at the University of Kiel (Working Group: "Urban and Population Geography")
2000-2008 Studies of Geography (Diploma) at the University of Kiel (Minors: Demography and Landscape development)

Research Projects

Research Focus

  • Socio-geographical studies
  • Migration research
  • Translocality
  • China-Africa-Relations


Regional Focus

  • Asia
  • Subsaharan- Africa
  • Southern Europe


Scholarships

  • DAAD-Stipendium zur wissenschaftlichen Fort- und Ausbildung im Ausland (2007)
  • Università degli studi di Cagliari (Italien), ERASMUS-Programm (DAAD) (2005-2006)


Memberships

AK Geographische Migrationsforschung

Chinese in Africa/Africans in China Research Network