Position Experienced researcher Address Institute for archaeology and antique history Uppsala University Box 626 75126 Uppsala Sweden Email email@example.com Bio I am currently a postdoctoral researcher within the REAL (Resilience in East African Landscapes) project at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University. Before joining the department in September 2015, I worked […]
On 13 May 2017 the Alliance Francaise in Nairobi, in collaboration with IFRA, the REAL ITN, CNRS and the French Embassy, organized a mini film festival to explore the diversity of scientific documentary films. Part of the film screening was a preview of parts of the REAL web documentary that traces different ways of exploring […]
REAL training with U&We and ZeroMission on Carbon Trading and Ecosystem Services on 20./21. October How can social and environmental science research be integrated into market approaches to sustainable development? What are the opportunities and risks involved? What do we gain by looking at research on human-environment interactions from a business perspective? As part of […]
On 23-24 September, the Nordic Africa Days, arranged by the Nordic Africa Institute, took place in Uppsala. REAL participated with an exhibition – “Changes, People & Land in East Africa” – that displayed a trailer of the web documentary we are currently working on as well as posters featuring various aspects of the ongoing research. […]
REAL had a stream of three panels on the temporal, spatial and social dynamics of human-landscape interactions in East Africa at the African Studies Association of the UK 2016 conference at University of Cambridge in September 2016. The panels were themed ‘past’, ‘present’ and ‘future’, providing different temporal frames for the REAL ESRs to present […]
Warwick July 2016 On 7 July 2016 the REAL ITN management and advisory board met at the University of Warwick.
PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE On 7-8 July 2016 The REAL team gathered at the University of Warwick to discuss the past, present and future of food security in Eastern Africa. The training workshop was held at the Global History & Culture Centre. The meeting started on Thursday 7 July with sessions on budget planning and research […]
The Field Diary is a digital open-access newsletter that highlights and promotes the human perspective of conducting fieldwork anywhere in the world by all groups working for companies, government, development/conservation/missionary NGOs, security, graduate students, and academia. The first issue of the Field Diary brought together a collection of fieldwork-themed stories from many parts of the world including, Kenya, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, and New […]
On 30th March 216, the REAL ITN, in collaboration with the African Conservation Centre, held a workshop on the theme of “Ecosystem Dynamics, Conservation Practices and Land Use in East Africa” at the British Institute in Eastern Africa in Nairobi. The idea and aim of the workshop was to look at aspects of land use, […]
March 31st is one of my most favourite field visits. It was most honourable to have almost the entire REAL group visit one of my field sites – Mount Suswa, after a conservation training in Nairobi. Not only was visiting Suswa a break from the city, it was an opportunity to visit a conservancy, one conservation […]
The first issue of the Field Diary brought together a collection of fieldwork-themed stories from many parts of the world including, Kenya, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, and New Zealand. It is available here: http://www.real-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Field-Diary-issue-1.pdf The Field Diary is a digital open-access newsletter that highlights and promotes the human perspective of conducting fieldwork anywhere in the world by all groups working for companies, government, development/conservation/missionary […]
September 25, 2015 King’s Manor, City of York, UK European Union showcase of science Members of the REAL project participated in the European researchers’ night showcasing ongoing science funded by the European Commission.