Dr. Faduma Abukar Mursal
T +41 41 229 56 65
Frohburgstrasse 3, Raum 3.A14
Faduma Abukar Mursal works as senior lecturer and researcher at the Institute for anthropology at the university of Lucerne.
Her research examines struggles for political change that occur in the context of political violence, and the role of violence in the institutionalization of power relations in urban settings. Currently, she teaches courses on methodology, urban militarization, and political and economic anthropology. She works on a book project on the militarization of urban spaces that derives from her doctoral thesis.
Thematische Interessen und Spezialisierungen
- Urban militarization
- Political violence
- Anthropology of the state
- National and transnational security issues
- Moral economies
Regionale Interessen und Spezialisierungen
- East Africa, especially Somalia