Prof Uma Kothari

Professor of Migration and Postcolonial Studies

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Supervision information

Current PhD supervision

  • 2015 - Maria Rodriguez: Forced Migration and the Capacity to Aspire

  • 2015 - Robert Smith: Theatre for Development

21 successfully completed:

  • 2018 - Edward Ademolu - Rethinking Audiences: Representations of Africa and the Nigeria Diaspora 

  • 2016 - Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia - Losing and Remaking Home: Conflict and displacement in Colombia

  • 2016 - Helen Underhill - Learning and unlearning in struggles for social change: Activism in the continuing Egyptian revolution. 

  • 2016 - Cathy Wilcock - Building Peace from Diaspora: UK Sudanese opposition activists, peacebuilding and hybridity

  • 2013 - Daniel Bendix - Colonial Power in Development: Tracing German Interventions in Population and Reproductive Health in Tanzania

  • 2011 - Robert Ahearne - Understanding Contemporary Development: Tanzanian Life Narratives of Intervention

  • Annapaola Letizia

  • Sarah Mosedale

  • Rory Stanton

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Student Theses

  1. 2018
  2. RETHINKING AUDIENCES: Visual Representations of Africa and the Nigerian Diaspora

    Author: Ademolu, E., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Kothari, U. (Supervisor) & Chimhowu, A. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  3. 2017
  4. Learning and Unlearning in Struggles for Social Change: Activism and the Continuing Egyptian Revolution

    Author: Underhill, H., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Kothari, U. (Supervisor) & Miles, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  5. 2016
  6. Building Peace from Diaspora: UK Sudanese opposition activists, peacebuilding and hybridity

    Author: Wilcock, C., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Kothari, U. (Supervisor) & Mueller, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  7. 2015
  8. The relationship between risk perceptions and responses in disaster-prone cities of the Global South

    Author: Sou, G., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Bastia, T. (Supervisor) & Kothari, U. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  9. 2013
  10. Colonial Power in Development: Tracing German Interventions in Population and Reproductive Health in Tanzania

    Author: Bendix, D., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Kothari, U. (Supervisor) & Gutierrez-Rodriguez, E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  11. 2011
  12. Understanding Contemporary Development: Tanzanian Life Narratives of Intervention

    Author: Ahearne, R., 1 Aug 2011

    Supervisor: Kothari, U. (Supervisor) & Bracking, S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd