YEAR OF ENROLLMENT
Elias Steinhilper studied Political Science and Sociology in Berlin (FU Berlin), Colchester (University of Essex) and Freiburg. During his PhD, he has hold visiting fellowship positions at Humboldt-University Berlin and UC Berkeley. His academic interest is located at the intersection of migration & border studies, social movements, and urban studies, Beyond academia, Elias has interned as a Human Rights observer in Chiapas, with the United Nations (OHCHR), works as a (radio) journalist, and has been involved in various refugee and urban garden initiatives.
RESEARCH INTERESTS/TOPIC OF PHD PROJECT
Refugee Protests in Europe.