Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät - Wirtschaftsgeographie

Study Visit Nairobi, October 2022 - May 2023

Alina Oswald is a Erasmus+ sponsored research affiliate at University of Nairobi from Oct 2022 to May 2023. During this time-frame she is performing fieldwork for her Ph.D. thesis "Automobility on Twentieth-Century Kenya" while also discussing her findings with the academic community from the region and beyond. In October 2022 she presented an ongoing project with Dr. Miriam Maranga-Musonye entitled "A Literary-Historical Perspective of Colonial Roads in Central Kenya during the Mau Mau Era" in Nairobi at the International Conference on the 70th Anniversary of the British Declaration of the State of Emergency in Kenya hosted by the Department of History and Archaeology. She is scheduled to participate in the International Conference on Material Culture and Technology in African History hosted by the Department of History at the University of Dar es Salaam in January 2023 and in the staff seminar series of her host department in February 2023, please find an eflyer here.