Contested Connections. Mobility and migration as development experiences of translocal livelihoods in Muy Muy, Nicaragua

Date: 24 March 2016

Venue: UAntwerp, Stadscampus, Promotiezaal Grauwzusters - Lange Sint-Anastraat 7 - 2000 Antwerp

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

PhD candidate: Nanneke Winters

Principal investigator: Prof Johan Bastiaensen

Short description: PhD defence Nanneke Winters - Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB)


The doctoral thesis elaborates an approach that brings together theorization about transnational migration and development and applies it in a study of the realities of mobility and migration within translocal livelihoods, rooted in the Nicaraguan rural village of Muy Muy and stretching to Costa Rica and Spain.

Entrance fee: Free


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