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Aline Suter, MA

Aline Suter, MA

Aline Suter, MA

Undergraduate and postgraduate education and work experience

Undergraduate and postgraduate education

  • Master of Arts in Critical Urbanisms, University of Basel and University of Cape Town, African Centre for Cities (2018-2020)
  • Bachelor of Arts in History and Art History at the University of Zurich (2014-2017)

Work experience (selected activities)

  • Research assistant, Institute for Social Planning, Organisational Change and Urban Development (since 2021)
  • Research associate on a mandate basis as well as student assistant at the ETH Housing Forum (2019-2021).
  • Student assistant at the Department of Urban Studies, University of Basel (2020)

Main focus


  • Urban development processes with a focus on participation.
  • Financialisation of housing
  • Urban processes in the Global South
  • Postcolonial theories


  • Qualitative social research / ethnographic fieldwork
  • Critical mapping
  • Discourse analysis