Karen Büscher

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Academic Interests:

Karen Büscher's area of research interest is the relationship between violent conflict and urbanization in Eastern D.R. Congo. More specifically she focuses on urban governance in civil war, humanitarian urbanism, urban impacts of forced displacement and rural-urban transformation.





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Past Research Projects:

  • Conflict, State Failure an Urban Transformation in Goma, eastern DRC


Publications: Ghent University Academic Bibliography