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Signe Borch

Doctoral student

Signe Borch
Doctoral student
signe.borch@globalstudies.gu.se
+46 31 786 4601

Room number: E515
Postal Address: Box 700, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Konstepidemins väg 2 , 41314 Göteborg


School of Global Studies (More Information)
Box 700
405 30 Göteborg
www.globalstudies.gu.se
globalstudies@gu.se

Visiting Address: Konstepidemins väg 2 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Signe Borch

Signe Østerskov Borch is a PhD candidate in Social Anthropology at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg. She has a BA and a Master Degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Research interest
Regional interest: Balkans, Bosnia and Kosovo in particular.
Theoretical interest: Everyday life in war and conflict. Post conflict transformation and reconciliation, gender, phenomenology of security, construction, negotiation and practice of identity, social spaces.
Ethnographic methodology.
Key analytical terms: ’Peacebuilding’, reconciliation, identity, gender, security, hope/illusio, space.

Current research
The PhD project examines the dynamics of space, gender and security as these are related and played out in everyday life in a post-war (still conflict) divided society. With an outset of ethnographic fieldwork in the town of Mitrovica, Kosovo, the project examines the interplay of internal dynamics between Serbs and Kosovo Albanians.

Teaching and tutoring

  • Coordinating and teaching the course Global cities (Erasmus course)
  • Lectures in Gender and peacebuilding, and Project management/Applied Anthropology
  • Regional specialization: Balkans
  • Tutoring BA and MA thesis on (post) conflict and identity


Field experience

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (with research visits to Serbia and Montenegro)
  • Kosovo upcoming
  • Denmark

 

Latest publications

Women as Peace-builders: Challenging Gender and Ethnic Boundaries in a Divided City
Signe Borch
Do the right thing. Antropologi och Moral. SANT conference, Lund April 17-19, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

"in no man's land". The im/mobility of local NGO workers
Signe Borch
Im/mobilities: Products and generators of conflict. PACSA biannual conference, Frankfurt am Main. 2-4 September 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Gender, security and reconciliation in post-independence Kosovo Aims and relevance
Signe Borch
The Future of Peace Research - an Ever Broadening Agenda.May 5 6 2011, Conference contribution 2011
Conference contribution

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2015

Women as Peace-builders: Challenging Gender and Ethnic Boundaries in a Divided City
Signe Borch
Do the right thing. Antropologi och Moral. SANT conference, Lund April 17-19, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

"in no man's land". The im/mobility of local NGO workers
Signe Borch
Im/mobilities: Products and generators of conflict. PACSA biannual conference, Frankfurt am Main. 2-4 September 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

2011

Gender, security and reconciliation in post-independence Kosovo Aims and relevance
Signe Borch
The Future of Peace Research - an Ever Broadening Agenda.May 5 6 2011, Conference contribution 2011
Conference contribution

Showing 1 - 5 of 5

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