Our PhD projects – supervised by Prof. Dr. Sophie Schramm – are conducted by German and international young researchers that bring together diverse perspectives on urban change and planning from across the world.
Our current PhD projects are:
- Girma Mulu Alemu: Contentious Peri-Urbanization: Exploring the Social and Economic Effects on Smallholder Farmers.
- Jackline Kabahinda: Understanding land ownership considering the economic, social, and cultural situation of women in Uganda.
- Moritz Kasper: Water tanks, jerry cans, power banks: Artefacts and practices of storage as part of heterogeneous infrastructure configurations in Nairobi.
- John Mwangi Kimani: Understanding Everyday Practices of Functional Mixing in Mono-zoned Planned Neighborhoods in Nairobi City.
- Fataneh Malek: Affordable Housing Program in Iran: A study of challenge and opportunities for Iranian women, Case study: Mehregan Mehr Project.
- Felix Nantogma: Assessment of Co-production in the Service Delivery of Water and Sanitation: The Case of Wa Municipality in Ghana.
- Nick Nowara: Incremental Housing and Housing Co-production in the Barriadas of Lima, Peru.
- D. Nthoki Nyamai: Inclusive Transport and Socio-Spatial Justice: Prospects of Non-Motorized Transport in Nairobi.