TU BRAUNSCHWEIG

Katharina Mann, M.A.

Katharina Mann, M.A. Sommersemester 2019

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Katharina Mann, M.A.

Room 159

Chair of International Relations

Technical University Braunschweig

Bienroder Weg 97

D-38106 Braunschweig

Email: k.mann@tu-braunschweig.de

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Current Lectures

Since April 2016 Katharina Mann is a Ph.D. researcher at the Chair of International Relations at the TU Braunschweig. Katharina studied her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Gender Study and Philosophy at Gottfried Wilhelm-Leibniz-Universität Hannover and La Universidad de La Habana, Cuba. Following this, she graduated her Master of Arts in Peace Studies and International Politics at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen and the University of Cape Town with focus on Conflict analysis, Peace pedagogy and Mediation. In her Master thesis she engaged with the phenomenon of gang violence and civil reintegration programmes in South Africa.

Throughout her academic career Katharina Mann put her research focus on urban violence, gender studies and identity research with specific interest on Latin America.

At the Chair Katharina Manns research interest is in the field of Non-traditional Security Threats and writes her dissertation on "Understanding Female Gang Membership in Areas of Urban Insecurity. A conceptualisation of Female Gang Members in Medellìn.". Furthermore, she was part of the project International Diplomacy and Negotiation

Conference participation and scientific activities

2019

Panel Organisation at Latin America Study Association (LASA) “¿Resistencias o Continuidades? Como entender las intersecciones de la violencia, la comunidad, y las estructuras criminales en Medellín actual”, 24. - 27. May, Boston, USA.

2019

T.note publication "Combating insecurity through membership? Gang girls in Medellín, Colombia" Torino World Affairs Institute, 1. April 2019. Here.

2018

Field Research, 27. July - 16. October in Medellín, Colombia.

2018      

"The Governance of Gangs and Cartels in transnational Spaces of (In)Security", Latin American Study Association (LASA) XXXVI International Congress, 23. - 26. May 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

2018

“Finding Peace? Female Gang Membership in Areas of Urban Insecurity. A Case Study of Medellín.”, ISA Annual Convention, 4. - 7. April, San Francisco, USA.

2018

Field Research, 30. January – 02. April in Medellín, Colombia.

2017

“Understanding Female Gang Membership. Gender Deprivation Structures in Urban Conflicts.”, Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences, Linking Theory and Empirical Research, 16. - 27. July, Berlin, Germany.

2017

Discussant “Gender Order in Transition? Social Reproduction in post-soviet Russia”, Berlin Summer School in Social Science, Humboldt University and Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB), July, Berlin, Germany.

2017

Participation at Berliner Methodentreff “Convention on Qualitative Social Science Conduction” Freie Universität Berlin, July, Berlin, Germany.

2017

Poster Presentation at the Working Group for Feminist and Gender Studies Lower Saxony (LAGEN), Politics of Reproduction, 27. - 29. March, Hannover, Germany.

2016/ 2017

Lehrförderprojekt “International Diplomacy and Negotiation”, Innovationsprogramm der TU Braunschweig, October 2016 - September 2017, Braunschweig, Germany.

2014

Field Research on Domestic Violence in Khayelitsha (Cape Town), University of Cape Town,September to October, South Africa.

2014

Participation at the Berlin Sessions on Humanitarian Disarmament, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN),January, Berlin, Germany.


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