Swiss Network for International Studies

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SNIS Researcher Wins Engagement Award

Dr Rita Kesselring (Departement of Anthropolgy, University of Basel) has received the Engagement Award 2018 of the Graduate Center of the University of Basel for her research on the effects of the financialisation in commodity trading. She and her interdisciplinary research team followed the copper value chain and analysed the impacts of decisions taken by traders in Switzerland on local life-worlds.

SNIS Researcher Wins Engagement Award

Dr Rita Kesselring (Departement of Anthropolgy, University of Basel) has received the Engagement Award 2018 of the Graduate Center of the University of Basel for her research on the effects of the financialisation in commodity trading. She and her interdisciplinary research team followed the copper value chain and analysed the impacts of decisions taken by traders in Switzerland on local life-worlds.

Project Publication

WASH and gender in health care facilities: The unchartered territory – published in Health Care for Women International.  As many as two out of five patients in low- and middle-income countries develop an infection during a health care facility stay. These infections can be related to the lack of hygience and to inadquate water supply and sanitation assume the authors of the article.

Research and Art - Closing Event Workshop

Research on migrants in agricultural labour, led by Dr Raeymaekers, presented through art performance to open up results to non-academics (Bruxelles – 14 December 2017)