Teaching

Graduate courses (MA/MSc) and postgraduate courses

Ethnographies of Urban Poverty (with Hugo Valenzuela) - Master in Anthropology: Advanced Research and Social Intervention (UAB; Yearly since 2016/17)

300254 Personal Network Analysis - Master in Sociology, International Guest Lectureship, University of Bielefeld, Germany (4 ECTS / 10 ECTS; 2015)

Project Design I - Master in Anthropology: Advanced Research and Social Intervention (UAB; 2019/20)

Project Design II - Master in Anthropology: Advanced Research and Social Intervention (UAB; Yearly since 2013)

Laboratory in Anthropology - Master in Anthropology: Advanced Research and Social Intervention (UAB; 2015/16; 2016/17; 2017/18)

Methods of Data Analysis (Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed) - Master in Anthropology: Advanced Research and Social Intervention (UAB; Yearly from 2013/14 to 2018/19)

International summer school "The Measurement of Personal Networks" (July 2011; 2012; 2013; 2015; 2017; 2019; 2 ECTS)

Workshop "How to publish in indexed journals?" (for Master students / PhD students) (UAB Yearly between 2011-2014)

Module in the Master course Transcultural Comparison (with Dr. J. L. Molina, 2011-2012; 2012-2013)

Transcultural Analysis of Personal Networks (with Dr. J. L. Molina & C. McCarty, 2006-2007)

ICO Master Class Multilevel Analysis (for PhD students; with Prof. Dr. R. J. Bosker, 2005)

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Undergraduate courses

Recursos Instrumentales para la Investigación Antropológica (UAB; yearly since 2016-2017)

Técnicas de Investigación en la Antropología (UAB, 2011-2012; 2012-2013)

Técnicas de Investigación (Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona, 2007-2008)

Sociología de Educación (Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona, 2007-2008)

Methodology (University of Groningen, 2005-2006)

 

(Co-)supervision of PhD students

Former PhD students who have successfully defended their theses:

Rajalakshmi Kanagavel, Fac. of Social and Organisational Education Studies. Hildesheim University, Germany. Doctoral Scholarship of the German Research Foundation. Title of the thesis: "Social support structures and media use in transnational networks of international students". With Dr. Wolfgang Schröer. Thesis defended the 21st of October, 2015. Qualification: Magna Cum Laude. 

Rajee's PhD thesis has been published by Palgrave: "The Social Lives of Networked Students: Mediated Connections".

Judith Pampalona i Tarrés, Dept. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. Doctoral grant of the Government of Andorra. Title of the thesis: "Be good with your neighbours: Support networks of immigrant entrepreneurs in a microstate". With Dr. José Luis Molina. Thesis defended on the 13th of September, 2017. Qualification: Cum Laude.

Judith has received the Premio Extraordinario de Tesis Doctoral (Special Prize) for her thesis.

Eduard Sala Barceló, Dept. of Geography, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. "La crisis de la vivienda: Implicaciones territoriales y estrategias de empoderamiento". With Dr. Maria Antònia Casellas Puigdemasa. Thesis defended on the 19th of November, 2018. Qualification: Cum Laude.

Paula Escribano, Dept. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. “Intentional political and environmental communities in Barcelona”. With Dr. José Luis Molina.

 

Current PhD students:

Karla Nahuelpan Sánchez, Dept. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona. Doctoral grant holder of ANID Chile. “Transnational Political Activism among Latin-American Indigenous Peoples”.

Lara Désirée Brinker, Dept. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona. “Home far away from home: The impact of cross-cultural flat shares on acculturation orientation and identity formation of refugees”.

Julie Green, Dept. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona. “Culture, connectedness and deviant cognition in formal and informal mental health environments in the US”.

Amanda E. Bruck, Dept. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. “Livelihood strategies and social networks of benefit-reliant mothers experiencing deprivation-poverty in the Manchester region”. With Dr. Hugo Valenzuela.

Sigrún Valsdottir, Dept of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. Doctoral grant holder of the University of Iceland. “Spaniards in Iceland: Making a living at the Arctic circle”. Under joint international supervision with Dr. Kristín Loftsdóttir, University of Iceland, Iceland.

Ignacio Fradejas-García, Dept of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona. Spain. Doctoral grant holder of the Spanish Government, FPI program. “El papel de los campos sociales trasnacionales en la emergencia, mantenimiento y decadencia de enclaves étnicos y demográficos”. With Dr. José Luis Molina. 

Filipa M. Ribeiro, Fac. of Psychology and Education, University of Porto, Portugal. Doctoral grant holder of the National Science Foundation in Portugal. “Knowledge as a battlefield: emerging processes of knowledge production and their impacts in higher education”. With Dr. Antonio Magalhaes.

Johan Fredborn Larsson, Dept. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. “Expats in Brussels: An anthropology of flexible work”. With Dr. Hugo Valenzuela.

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