Alice Bobée works in the research project “Constructing Transnational Spaces of Higher Education. International Branch Campus development at the Interface of Network and Territorial Embeddedness (TRANSEDU)“ in the research department „Dynamics of Economic Spaces“ since June 2018. Her dissertation project investigates how French offshore campuses are discursively and materially constructed, branded and experienced. More info.
She obtained a Bachelor of Liberal Arts with a focus on Cultural Studies from the University College of Maastricht. It was followed by a Master of Arts in “Sociology – European Societies” at the Freie University of Berlin, in which she specialized on elite sociology, symbolic boundaries and distinction practices. In her Master thesis she explored the collective identity construction of students of a private School of Governance in Berlin. Next to her studies she worked as a student assistant for projects tackling the future of mobility (Institut Futur, FU Berlin), Islamist radicalization in France as well as African-European research partnerships (WZB, Berlin Social Science Center).