conflict and integration; refugee studies; exile; gender mainstreaming; humanitarian governance
Senegal, Upper Guinea Coast, West Africa
Agathe studied political science in Sciences Po (Paris) with a major in Human Rights & Humanitarian Action before turning towards research. She obtained her second master’s in social sciences from the Humboldt University (Berlin), with a master’s thesis on refugees’ and local NGO workers’ practices of vernacularisation of UNHCR ‘gender mainstreaming’ guidelines in Dakar, Senegal. Since June 2016 Agathe joined the research group ‘Integration & Conflict along the Upper Guinea Coast’ as a doctoral candidate. Her PhD project explores the relationship between processes of identification and discourses of integration in the context of a prolonged humanitarian assistance of asylum seekers in Dakar, Senegal.