Dr. Katharina Grüneisl
(Postdoc, Universität Leipzig/ Germany)
Katharina Grüneisl is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Geography at Leipzig University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of urban, economic and cultural geography, and her work employs ethnographic methods and focuses on contemporary North Africa. Initially trained in political science with a regional focus on the Mediterranean, Katharina specialised in urban studies during her postgraduate studies at SciencesPo Paris and the London School of Economics. She subsequently worked in urban development projects in Tunisia, Egypt and Kenya with the GIZ (German Development Agency) and UN-Habitat. Katharina then pursued her doctoral studies in Human Geography at Durham University, conducting research on the urban second-hand clothes economy in Tunis. She now coordinates the scientific programme of the IFG “inequality and mobility” for MECAM in Tunisia.
Prof. Jörg Gertel (Professor, Economic Geography, Universität Leipzig/ Germany)
Prof. Ali Bennasr (Professor, Geography, Université de Sfax/ Tunisia)
Prof. Mourad Ben Jalloul (Professor, Geography, Université de Tunis/ Tunisia)