Monthly Archives: September 2020

Doctoral work? Defended!

Today is a special day. An important chapter, a five-years long chapter, of my life is coming to an end. I prepared a 20 minutes “lectio praecursoria” (a formal presentation of my research, accompanied by a PPT) and watched several other defences via Zoom to get familiar with the types of questions that the doctoral […]

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Surviving ‘Development’: Rural development interventions, protected area management and formal education with the Khwe San in Bwabwata National Park, Namibia

My doctoral dissertation was published in September 2020, available in the Digital Repository of the University of Helsinki (Helda) – Download PDF (11MB) Abstract: In the last three decades, southern African governments and non-profit organizations, following the narrative of poverty alleviation and integrated rural development, have initiated a variety of development interventions targeting the hunter-gatherer […]

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