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Adam Fastholm

Cohort 2021

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Volk

Topic of the PhD Thesis: Channelling Flows, Disabling Friction: The Camp as a Zone of Control and a Space of Resistance

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Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Doctoral Researcher, RU Borders

Education and Work Experience

  • Since 09/2021: Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin,, Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script", Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies, Berlin, Doctoral Researcher
  • 01/2019-07/2021: University of Copenhagen, M.A. Political Science
  • 04/2019-09/2019: Freie Universität Berlin, Erasmus Exchange, Political Science
  •  09/2015-01/2019: University of Copenhagen, B.A. Political Science



Academic Appointments, Scientific Activities & Outreach

  • 08/2020-08/2021: Centre for Military Studies, University of Copenhagen, Student research assistant
  • 01/2020-06/2020: Course “Political Theory 2”, University of Copenhagen, Teaching Assistant
  • 08/2019-01/2020: Course “Political Theory 1”, University of Copenhagen, Teaching Assistant
  • 08/2019-01/2020: Course “Introduction to problems in Politology”, University of Copenhagen, Teaching Assistant
  • 01/2018-06/2018: Course “Political Theory 2”, University of Copenhagen, Teaching Assistant



Fellowships, Stipends and Awards

  • 2021-2024: German Academic Exchange Service DAAD Graduate School Scholarship

  • 2019: Scholarship of the Knud Højgaard Foundation

  • International and Transnational Relations

  • Political and Social Theory

  • Biopolitics

  • Black Studies

  • Critical Border and Migration Studies

  • Critical Logistics

  • New Materialisms and Vitalisms

  • Political Aesthetics

  • Politics of Space

  • Queer Theory

  • Fastholm, A. (Forthcoming) 'Roadblock Politics: The Origins of Violence in Central Africa'. International Affairs.

  • Fastholm, A. 2020, 'Savage ecology: war and geopolitics at the end of the world'. International Affairs, vol 96, no. 5, pp. 1415–1417, available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/ia/iiaa145.