Almost at the same time, THESys Doctoral Researchers Beril Ocaklı and Karen Lebek have successfully defended their dissertations. Congratulations!

On 23 February 2022, Beril Ocaklı defended her work on „Extractive socionatures and resistance. The un/making of Kyrgyzstan’s gold rush“.

Only one day later, on 24 February, Karen Lebek followed with her work on „Exploring water insecurity in rural South Africa: A case study in the uMvoti River Catchment“.

Both doctoral theses were supervised by Prof. Tobias Krüger and completed at the Geography Department at HU Berlin.

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