Alena Thiel

2008-2010 African Studies (Research Master), Leiden University, Master thesis on informal worker representation in Ghana's artisanal fisheries (Mayke Kaag, Michel Doortmont)

2010-present Political Research (PhD), University of Aberdeen, PhD thesis on citizenship and coeval temporalities in Ghana, studentship from the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (Trevor Stack, Ritu Vij)

2011-2012 Junior Research Fellow, GIGA German Institute of African Affairs, Hamburg, DFG project "Entrepreneurial Chinese Migrants and Petty African Entrepreneurs. Local Impacts of Interaction" funded within the DFG Priority Programme 1448 "Creativity and Adaptation in Africa"

Associate member
GIGA German Institute of African Affairs
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