2015 Visiting graduate student, University of Chicago (Department of History; faculty host: Prof. Leora Auslander)
2011 M.A. (with distinction), University of Zurich (sociocultural anthropology [major], popular culture studies, economic and social history)
2008-2009 ERASMUS exchange, University of Leipzig
2004 Summer Sessions, University of California, Berkeley
- urban planning and development, housing
- social movements, subcultures
- history of concepts, ideas, and moral values
(with Ivo Balmer) Housing as a Common Resource? Decommodification and Self-Organization in Housing – Examples from Germany and Switzerland. In: Mary Dellenbaugh, Markus Kip, Majken Bieniok, Agnes Katharina Müller, Martin Schwegmann (Ed.s): Urban Commons: Moving Beyond State and Market. (= Bauwelt Fundamente 154) Basel: Birkhäuser, 178-195.