Christine Barwick winner of FURS 2015 Essay Competition

22 janvier 2016

Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies 2015 Essay Competition Winners


The 2015 FURS Essay Competition received 25 candidacies from 15 countries – Taiwan, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Germany, Hungary, India, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Uganda and USA.

The first prize winners are:

Thomas Swerts (University of Leuven, Belgium) – ‘Space for citizenship: The liminal politics of undocumented activism’ and;

Christine Barwick (Sciences Po Paris, France, but German natural) – ‘Social mix through daily practices and connections: the relevance of place for networks and social capital of upwardly mobile Turkish-Germans’.

More information about the Essay Competition and the previous winners can be found here.