One-Year Fellowship for Dr. Billy Kalima

We are delighted that Dr. Billy Kalima (Zimbabwe/South Africa) has been granted a one-year fellowship by the Thyssen Foundation with our department as a host.

Billy Kalima was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality” until April 2022. Before coming to Konstanz, he studied at the University of Zimbabwe (BSc Sociology, MSc in Sociology and Social Anthropology) and the University of the Free State (PhD in Sociology) in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

His research interests relate to stratification and differentiation, the welfare state, social movements, migration and integration.

At our department he will be undertaking a research project with the title:
"Socio-Spatial Politics and Xenophobia in South African Township"

Welcome in our team!