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Ghostlines: Movements, Anticipations, and Drawings of the LAPSSET Development Corridor in Kenya


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Title: Ghostlines: Movements, Anticipations, and Drawings of the LAPSSET Development Corridor in Kenya
Authors: Aalders, Johannes Theodor
E-mail: theo.aalders@posteo.de
Issue Date: 15-Oct-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Human Ecology Section ; Institutionen för globala studier, avdelningen för humanekologi
Date of Defence: 2020-11-06
Disputation: Fredagen den 6 november, kl 13.15, i Linnésalen, Mediehuset, Campus Linné Seminariegatan 1B, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Infrastructure
Kenya
Im/Mobilities
Temporalities
Comics
Abstract: The Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (LAPSSET) corridor is a partly completed development corridor in Kenya that will connect the eponymous places via roads, pipelines and railway lines, if completed. This thesis investigates how inhabitants of the traversed area navigate and shape the spatio-temporal landscape of the corridor, following three motifs: lines created through moving, anticipating, and drawing. Under moving, the thesis explores people’s encounters of LAPSSET as connection, o... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-092-6
978-91-8009-093-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/66538
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