Cecilia Fåhraeus

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Social and Economic Geography

+4618-471 2539
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum, Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Cecilia Fåhraeus is a PhD candidate in human geography, with master's degrees in political science and human geography. Her research focus is development geography, particularly from a sub-Saharan African perspective. Specific research interests include informal settlements and slum formation, livelihood systems, GIS, and different types of social exclusion. Her PhD project revolves around women's livelihood strategies in urban and peri-urban low-income areas in Lusaka, Zambia.

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My publications include:

Fåhraeus, C. (2020). Drawing a Livelihoodscape from the Slum. Towards a spatial understanding of gendered livelihoods in Zambia. Doctoral dissertation, Geographica Vol 28, Uppsala University.

Fåhraeus, C. (2014). Gender dimensions of urban and peri-urban agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. In: Magnusson, U. & Follis, K. (Eds). Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture for Food Security in Low-Income Countries - Challenges and Knowledge Gaps. SLU Global Report, 2014:4. http://www.slu.se/en/international/slu-global/scientific-themes/urban-and-peri-urban-farming/reports-related-to-urban-and-peri-urban-farming/

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