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M. Sc. Carolina Kiesel

Südbau, Raum 2.15

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
50674 Köln

E-mail carolina.kiesel(at)uni-koeln.de


Carolina Kiesel

Research fellow

Ph.D. candidate for the DFG research project „Between Enclaves and Integration - Chinese and African Special Economic Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa“

 

Research interests

Topics: Special economic zones, policy transfer, regional development in the Global South, Global Production Networks and Value Chains, Chinese influence in Africa

Regional: Subsaharan Africa (Zambia, Ethiopia, Namibia)

 

Academic career

since 2019 Ph.D. candidate and research fellow (AG Dannenberg) in the DFG research project „Between Enclaves and Integration - Chinese and African Special Economic Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa“
2016-2019 M.Sc. Study programme Geography (Environment and Society) at the University of Cologne
2016-2018

Student assistant AG Braun im DFG research project „TRANSOCAP - Building adaptive capacity through translocal social capital: Sea level rise and resilience of coastal communities and households in Indonesia“

2017 Dr.-Prill-Förderpreis, Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Köln e.V.
2012-2016 B.A. Study programme Geography and Romanistik (Spanisch) at the Universität of Cologne Köln

 

Master thesis

The Namibian maize sector and the role of the state: Impacts on local value chain development (2019)

 

Bachelor thesis

Rio’s Favela tourism in the print media: from reality tours to an instrument for image making