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Kim Alissa Schuhmann

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Short Biography

Kim Schumann is a PhD candidate at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Cologne. Her dissertation, which is supervised by Prof. Michaela Pelican, deals with the role of the diaspora and social media use in the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon.
In 2016, she completed a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and in 2019 attained her master’s degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology, both from the University of Göttingen.
During her undergraduate studies, she worked at the International Writing Centre of the University of Göttingen and she continues to be active as a trainer in the field of academic writing.

Thematic Interests and Regional Focus

Conflict and Peace Studies, New Media, Transnationalism, Sub-Saharan Africa (specifically Cameroon)