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Alin Kadfak

Researcher

Alin Kadfak
Researcher
alin.kadfak@globalstudies.gu.se

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 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Alin Kadfak

Alin Kadfak is a PhD candidate specialized in environmental change of small-scale fisheries in developing countries. She hold a Bachelor of Political Science, International Relations at Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok), and later a Master of Science in Sustainable Development, Uppsala University, (Uppsala).

Alin’s research is part of graduate school in marine environmental research, organized by Gothenburg Center for Marine research.  Alin’s project is conducted in close collaboration with Gurpreet Kahlon, marine ecologist, at Department for Biological and Environmental Science, where she also conduct her field research in Mangalore, Karnataka.

Area of interest
Social justice, coastal management, urbanization, rights to city, social differentiation, social exclusion, citizenship, gentrification, resource conflict, small-scale fisheries, property rights, assemblage

Current research
PhD thesis focus on ‘Socionature of the transformation of waterfront – new approach toward social justice of small-scale fisheries in urban setting’

Fieldwork: Karnataka, India

Teaching and tutoring
Alin has been given lecture for Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development training program.

Publications

Journal articles

Kadfak, A. 2018 Intermediary Politics in a Peri-Urban Village in Mangaluru, India. In Forum for Development Studies (pp. 1-22). Routledge.

Kadfak, A. 2018. Fishing from the Shore: Exploring coastal transformations and changing life opportunities in an urban fishing community of India, PhD thesis, Gothenburg University. 

Kadfak, A. & Oskarsson, P. 2017. The shifting sands of land governance in peri-urban Mangaluru, India: fluctuating land as an ‘informality machine’ reinforcing rapid coastal transformations. Contemporary South Asia. 

Lucy M. Turner , Ramachandra Bhatta, Louise Eriander, Lena Gipperth, Kerstin Johannesson, Alin Kadfak, Iddya Karunasagar, Indrani Karunasagar, Per Knutsson, Kristjan Laas, Per-Olav Moksnes, Anna Godhe, 2017. Transporting ideas between marine and social sciences: experiences from interdisciplinary research programs. Elem Sci Anth. 2017;5:14

Kadfak, A & Knutsson, P. 2017. Investigating the waterfront: The entangled socio-material transformations of coastal space in Karnataka, India. Society & Natural Resources

Bennett, N., Kadfak, A. & Dearden, P. (2016). Community-based scenario planning: A process for vulnerability analysis and adaptation planning to social-ecological change in coastal communities. Environment, Development and Sustainability. 18 (6): 1771-1799.


Bennett, N. J., P. Dearden, G. Murray, and A. Kadfak. 2014. The capacity to adapt?: communities in a changing climate, environment, and economy on the northern Andaman coast of Thailand. Ecology and Society 19(2): 5.

Popular Science & News

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Reports

Bennett, N. J., Kadfak, A. & Dearden, P. (2014). The Future We Want: Taking Action in Ban Talae Nok for the Community, the Environment and Climate Change. Victoria, BC: Marine Protected Areas Research Group, University of Victoria. 22 p.

Bennett, N. J., Kadfak, A. & Dearden, P. (2014). Drawing the Future Together: Adapting to Change and Creating the Community and Environment That We Envision. Victoria, BC: Marine Protected Areas Research Group, University of Victoria. 22 p.

BOBLME (2012). Scoping study on migrant fishers and transboundary fishing in the Bay of Bengal. Report prepared for the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project. 98 pp. (First author)

Kadfak, A. 2011. An analysis of the social relations in waste management: Two case studies on Somanya and Agormanya in Ghana, Uppsala universitet. (Master Thesis)

Conferences

Kadfak, A. (2014). Re-conceptualizing small-scale fishery (SSF) research using relational approach. Presentation at LUCID Early Career Researcher’s Conference: Integrating the Social and Natural Dimensions of Sustainability, Lund University, Sweden, 8-10 October, 2014.

Kadfak, A. (2014). Using assemblage concept to unpack waterfront transformations in an urban Indian waterfront. Presentation at The RBS-IBG Annual International Conference 2014, London, UK, 27-29 August, 2014.

Kadfak, A. (2014). The socionature of waterfront transformations:
The social (in)justice of small-scale fisheries in an Indian urban setting. Presentation at the SASNET Inter-disciplinary Research Workshop on South Asia: Culture, Technology, and Development, Falsterbo, Sweden, 13–15 June, 2014.

Bennett, N., Kadfak, A & Dearden, P. (2013). Facing the future together: Using Participatory Scenario Planning to Explore Social-Ecological Changes and Adaptations in Coastal Communities in Thailand. Presentation at the Canadian Association of Geographer's Annual General Meeting, St John's, Newfoundland, 12-15 August, 2013.

Kadfak, A. & Bennett, N. (2012). Migrant Fishers and Transboundary Fishing in the Bay of Bengal: The Issues, Proposed Solutions, and a Research Prospectus. Presentation at International Conference on Fisheries and Marine Science, Negombo, Sri Lanka, 23-24 August 2012.

Workshops

South Asia PhD Network Workshop Program, The Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) and the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh, 2-4 October, Edinburgh 2014.

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Latest publications

Community-based scenario planning: a process for vulnerability analysis and adaptation planning to social–ecological change in coastal communities
Nathan James Bennett, Alin Kadfak, Philip Dearden
Environment, Development and Sustainability, Journal article 2016
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Community-based scenario planning: a process for vulnerability analysis and adaptation planning to social–ecological change in coastal communities
Nathan James Bennett, Alin Kadfak, Philip Dearden
Environment, Development and Sustainability, Journal article 2016
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