MSc Theses

If not available below, PDFs of Masters' theses can be found in the library catalogue of the University of Zurich.

Ongoing MSc Theses

Alessi, Daria
GEO
Informal agricultural work as a way of social inclusion or exclusion? The situation and experience of migrated farmworkers in the Piana del Sele, Italy.
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Joos, Linus
GEO
Ukraine - Grenzland zwischen den globalen Mächten
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Landolt, Lara
GEO
How do Swiss International Cooperation Stakeholders Frame the Role of the Private Sector for Sustainable Development? A Critical Discourse Analysis on the Controversies Around Switzerland’s New International Cooperation Strategy
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Mariniak, Mariia
GEO
The Authenticity of Fado and Touristification: Implications of a
Modern Phenomenon for the Perception of a Traditional Music
Genre
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Seger, Vanessa
GEO
Corona – eine Zeit beispielloser Solidarität?

Die Auswirkungen der Covid-19-Pandemie auf das Schweizer Asylwesen und seine Asylsuchenden und Migrant*innen
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Zinnenlauf, Rafael
GEO
Nationale Identifikationspolitik und Fussball Nationalmannschaften in der Schweiz- Masterarbeit Konzept
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf

Completed MSc Theses

2022
Bernhard, Maxie
GEO
Die Konstruktion der «Coronakrise» und ihre Implikationen für die Handlungsbefugnisse des Bundesrates - Eine diskursanalytische Untersuchung der Medienkonferenzen und Medienmitteilungen der Schweizer Bundesregierung von Januar 2020 bis Juni 2020 PDF
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Grünenfelder, Marco
GEO
Die Darstellung des Jurakonflikts in den Schweizerischen Medien (1964 - 2017) PDF
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
van der Haegen, Thilo
GEO
The Canadian Arctic Resource Frontier: Renegotiations of Space in a Changing Environment PDF
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
2021
Grob, Marc
GEO
Experiencing and Negotiating Everyday Liminality - A Case Study of Young Provisionally Admitted Foreigners in Switzerland PDF
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Niehaus, Sabrina Gabriella
GEO
Die Aushandlung der Rolle Schweizer
Entwicklungsorganisationen in der Politik und die
Bedeutung von Recht im Diskurs
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Eine Kritische Diskursanalyse am Fallbeispiel der Konzernverantwortungsinitiative PDF
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Salzmann, Moritz
GEO
Urbane Transformation in Basel. Eine empirische Untersuchung am Beispiel der Entwicklungsgebiete Volta Nord und Westfeld. PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Schmid
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
2020
Baumann, Heidi
Spec. MA
The Native Friendship Center of Montreal: A Space of Expression for Urban Indigenous People
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Burkart, Meret
GEO
"Who gets certified?" Participation in the Fairmined Certification and its Added Values explained by Miners and NGO involved in Colombia PDF
Dr. Muriel Côte
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Duarte Torregroza, Lina Maria
GEO
Legal clothes made by illegal people: A case study of working conditions and unionization of Senegalese street vendors in Barcelona
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Xavier Balaguer Rasillo
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Graber, Andrea
Spec. MA
A Critical Analysis of the New Mining Company Town Kalumbila, Zambia PDF
Dr. Muriel Côte
Dr. Stefan Leins
Dr. Patience Mususa
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Jörin, Thierry
GEO
The Potential of Public-Private Partnerships for Actors in Development Cooperation: The Case of Switzerland and the Better Gold Initiative
Dr. Muriel Côte
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Kobayashi, Hiromi
Spec. MA
The dynamics of accepting refugees in Japan
- Asylum policy and the immigration bureau-
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Prof. Dr. David Chiavacci
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Lienhard, Charlotte
GEO
Linking Humanitarian Aid and Development through
Local Capacity Building -
Case Study on a Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project in Post-Earthquake Nepal PDF
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Steinegger, Sarah
Spec. MA
Resource Politics in Frontier Spaces:
The Use and Governance of the Mangrove Ecosystem in Djangoa, North-Western Madagascar
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
2019
Kaiser, Julian
GEO
Good herder, bad herder – Understanding the construction of Fulani herders’ identities by the local community in Agogo, Ghana PDF
Dr. Muriel Côte
Frank Agyei
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Lama, Phulba Doma
GEO
Studentische Kritische Geographie an der Universität Zürich der 1970er und 1980er Jahre
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Müller, Manuel
Spec. MA
Between the Collective and the Individual:
Communitarian Police Forces in Mexico Challenging Human Rights and State Justice PDF
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
2018
Froesch, Matthias
GEO
Representation of terror attacks in Swiss media PDF
Dr. Rory Rowan
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Gilli, Mengina
Spec. MA
“Taking place?” Formalization through Community-based Resource Management and Shea Nut Certification in Ghana PDF
Dr. Muriel Côte
Gretchen Walters
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Locher, Hannah
Supranational management of migration flows
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Dr. Simon Noori
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Stamm, Jessica
Chinese and Taiwanese Entrepreneurs in Windhoek, Namibia - The Shop Owners of Chinatown and Fujian City
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Zanetti, Jessica
GEO
Mining Farmers‘ Livelihood Strategies
A Mixed Method Study at Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mines in Burkina Faso
PDF
Dr. Muriel Côte
Brugger Fritz
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
2017
Borner, Chiara
Conflict, Peace and Catholic Nuns - Mediating Social and Political Spaces in Northern Sri Lanka

PDF
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Kaufmann, Christoph
Precarious lives at the frontier - The Production of Victimhoods in Maria La Baja, Colombia PDF
Dr. Muriel Côte
Prof. Dr. Christian Berndt
Wennubst, Francesco
Opening and incremental closure of the Balkan Route - Understanding scales of migration management and the Serbian “open borders” stance PDF
Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
Wolf, Nadine
Fencing In, Keeping Out: Seasonality and Enclosures in the Okakarara Area, Namibia PDF
Dr. Rony Emmenegger
Olivier Graefe
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf
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