Junior Fellows

This is an overview of the Junior Fellows in BIGSAS and their respective research projects:

NameResearch Project
Abdoulaye, Ibrahim Bachir The Role of Charitable Activities of Turkish Organisations in Niger
Adjirakor, Nikitta Bongo Fleva and Spoken Word as Aesthetic Practices in Tanzania: Form, Experience and Relation to Lifeworlds
Agbele, Fortune To Vote or Not to Vote: Understanding the Ghanaian Voter
Ahmed, Azza Mustafa Place identity and urban planning: The case of Tuti Island, Khartoum, the Sudan
Ajayi, Oladapo Fuji Music and Everyday Life in the contemporary Yoruba Urban Space
Assa, Shirin MENA Women in Diaspora: Poetics of Intersectional Resistance Versus Geometry of Appropriation
Ateh, Tafor Paul Audience Response to Cameroonian Films: The Case of Nina's Dowry and Jungle of Heirs
Augusto, Asaf Cassule Noe North to South Migration: Portuguese labour migration to Angola
Ayeh, Anna Madeleine Female Ways of Knowing Islam in a West African Context: Gender and Embodied Knowledge in Muslim Benin
Azzam, Mai Friends for change: Friendship making among activists groups in Khartoum
Ballo Guèdè, Fidèle Coffi "Ni pauvre ni riche": identité de classe moyenne ou construction sociale d'une appartence intermédiaire au Bénin?
Benthami, Khadija Les récits d'enfance dans la littérature judéo-maghrébine
Besigiroha, Linda Re-thinking Gender in Contemporary Uganda using the Comedy of Anne Kansiime
Böllinger, Sarah Visuelle Repräsentation von Behinderung in der Mittelschicht Nairobis
Boudjekeu Kamgang, Thierry Writing the Slave Trade Trauma in Francophone Africa: A Study of Selected Novels
Bounakoff, Pierre-Nicolas Curators vs Humanitarians: a Kenyan Artist's Dilemma
Buchumi, Veronica Gabriel Implementing foster care in Tanzania: A critical assessment of Laws, procedures and Institutions
Diman, Hanza Wood for the kitchen: Towards a history of the supply and use of fuelwood in urban households of West Africa: The case of Lomé (from 1884 to the present)
Drabo, Adama The pragmatic and textual dimensions of French in Côte d'Ivoire
Edeagu, Ngozi Writing back to Empire: Newspapers, Non-Elites and Decolonisation in the Global Public Sphere, 1937-1957
El Hadari, Taha Research Synthesis: A Meta-Ethnography and Meta-Analysis of Sociolinguistic Research in Morocco
Esene Agwara, Angiachi Demetris Assessing Rural Multilingualism in Lower Bafut, North West Region of Cameroon
Fulela, Brian Post-apartheid Subjectivities: Psychoanalysis and/in Place in the Novels of K. Sello Duiker, Kgebetle Moele and Sifoso Mzobe
Greven, Katharina Das Archiv als konstruierte Heimat – Die ‘Fantasie Afrika’ der beiden Kunstpatrone Ulli und Georgina Beier
Gruber, Valerie Moral Geographies of (Re-)Existence: A Comparative Analysis of Socio-cultural Projects from Afro-descendant Communities in Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) and Cartagena de Indias (Colombia)
Guadagnano, Laura Le discours moral dans le domaine de la santé sexuelle et reproductive des jeunes Ivoriens. Une analyse pragnatico-discursive
Haile, Aklilu Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and the "National Question" in Ethiopia: Genesis and Trajectory
Hollstegge, Julian Geographies of border-making in South Sudan's southern borderlands
Hornung, Madlen Renationale Tradescapes. Schaf- und Ziegenhandel in Äthiopien
Houngbedji, Gbeognin Mickael "Lehrjahre sind keine Herrenjahre": Die Bedingungen in der Ausbildung und der Umgang mit internationalen Normen und internen Verordnungen zu Kinderschutz bei Schneidern, Schweißern, Maurern und Eisenflechtern in Benin
Idhssaine, Abdellah Moroccan Language Policy and the Amazigh Language Revitalization
Irambeshya, Albert Social protection for elderly people in the context of rapidly ageing population in Rwanda
Kamel, Shaden Popular Facebook groups exclusively for women and women empowerment in Egypt
Kenne, Jocelyne Language and Interaction in the Chinese Community in Cameroon: A Sociolinguistic Profile
Kimario, Florencia The Best Interests of the Child Principle: A Critical Analysis of the Tanzanian Intercountry Adoption System
Kisakye, Diana Judges as agents of regional integration: A relational analysis of judicial networks in African regional courts
Kopecka, Tina Ziva Hindu Temple Ritual Worship in Durban, South Africa
Krauss, Rebekka
Lembcke, Sophie Elle
Maia Schellenberg, Dandara Wax Prints: Fashion and Visual Agency in Brazil and Nigeria
Mbobda, Larissa Imagination der afrikanischen Migration in zeitgenössischen Filmen
Memunatu, Sheini Aspects of Dagombas' English
Mignano, Diana Carolina Liebe, Verliebtheit und Sexualität im Kontext der Prostitution in Diego Suarez (Madagaskar)
Mildner, Carsten Learning to be deaf in Benin
Minerba, Emiliano Historical-comparative analysis of the Swahili and Wolof metrical systems
Mohammed Ali, Rami Pursuing Order on Sudanese Hinterland Roads: An Ethnography of Travel Communities.
Müller, Sebastian Wohltätigkeit – Entwicklung – Unternehmertum im Namen des Islams. Strukturen und Prozesse islamischer glaubensbasierter Organisationen (FBOs) in Tansania
Muhammad, Dikko Female Voices in Northern Nigeria: An Exploration of Nature, Activism and Identity Politics in the Poetry of Nana Aishatu Ahmad, Angela Miri, and Maria Ajima
Nambula, Katharina Female Identity between Passivity and Agency, Contemporary Fiction by Ugandan Women Writers
Naumann, Lena New Sacred Art- Das Gesamtwerk Susanne Wengers im Kontext der nigerianischen Moderne
Ngaiza, Cecilia Collective Human Rights Practice in Judicial and Non-Judicial Bodies: Case Study of the AU, EAC and Tanzania
Ngum, Yvette Understanding Cultures and Identities in Cameroonian Cinema
Nur, Valerie Eine ethnologische Untersuchung über das Handwerk und die Arbeit der inadan Tuareg im Niger.
Ofuatey-Alazard, Nadja Ein lebendiges Archiv afrikanisch(-diasporisch)er dekolonialer In(ter)ventionen: Kulturproduktion, Akademie und aktivistische Kulturvermittlung
Opper, Alexander Undoing the undoings of the Johannesburg Art Gallery: For the museum yet to become
Osei-Tutu, Isaac Entrepreneurship and Prosperity Gospel. A Business and Corporate Ethical Perspective on Neo-Pentecostal/Charismatic Economy in Ghana
Otung, Glory Essien
Peters-Klaphake, Katrin Manifestations of modernism in art collections from the Makerere School of Fine Arts environment
Prempeh, Claudia Powering Ghana? "Dumsor", a study of electricity and its absence
Reich, Hanna Lena Nairobi Nights - eine Ethnographie nächtlicher Atmosphären
Rhissa Achaffert, Hamissou Thinking and doing development in Niger: the role of Islamic actors
Saeed, Ahmed Hammad Artisanal Gold Mining in Um Badir, Sudan
Saibu, Ghadafi Political Parties, Violent Youth and Electoral Insecurity
Sarre, Johanna Belonging among the Nubi, Kibera, Kenya
Schaumann, Eleanor
Schwarz, Fabian Sustainable bioenergy and biofuel potentials from agricultural crops and residues in Uganda and Tanzania
Seye, Mbaye Senegalesische Filme in Mediascape: Mous Sène Absas Filme Madame Brouette und Yoolé
Seyni-Mamoudou, Ibrahim Les acteurs religieux et l'aide humanitaire à Diffa Department: Study of Religion
Sharma, Mihir Black Lives Matter: Emerging Forms and Subjectivities of Activism in St. Louis, Missouri
Singo, Leiyo Sustainable Land Use Plans or Repertoires of Domination? Tracing Competing Visions of Bioeconomy in Tanzania.
Stoppok, Manfred Household energy consumption in Mumias, Western Kenya – global and local perspectives
Tandia, Aboubakr Modernity, Islam and Peace in Independent Senegal: The dynamics of the role of Islamic authorities in peace building and conflict handling (1962 - 2012)
Tarrant, Duncan Zanzibari Swahili Poetic Imaginaries and Networks
Voigt, Maike The Rise and Fall of Kenyan Entrepreneurs: Social Mobility in Kisumu
Wachira, James Nar*Rating Environmentalisms: Non*Human in Figurations Knowledges on Conservation, Endangerment and Environmental Justice in Selected Kenyan Eco-narratives.
Wandji Ngassa, Eudes Narcisse Cinéma et réinvention de l'imaginaire des Camerounais
Wild, Frederik Four Essays in Development Economics and Regional Economic Integration
Wüst, Andreas Kulturpolitik in Tunesien, Marokko und Mali nach dem Arabischen Frühling – Förderinstrument für Stabilität?
Yajalin, John Ebotui Internal Migration: Neighbourhood Associations and its Consequences on Political Participation in Urban Slums in Ghana
Yuan, Mingqing Kenya-China encounters in literary spaces: histories, presences and futureS from the 1960's till the present
Zöller, Katharina 'The Manyema Connection': Islam, mobility and urbanity in eastern Congo and Tanganyika, 1910s to 1950s