Nina Welters

KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Am Marktplatz 2

85072 Eichstätt

Nina Welters holds a master´s degree in geography from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. During her studies she concentrated on a variety of topics and geographical regions, from political conflicts and mental health in the Middle East to land distribution in Namibia or varying representations of China´s “Belt and Road Initiative”. In her master thesis, Nina analyzed typical attributions of the region “Rhineland” and the underlying intentions of their usage by selected regional networks.  Her dissertation project bearing the working title About the placing of wilderness and wildlife. Social understandings of nature and practices of placing in Namibian national parks.” will focus on how nature and wilderness are being created and constructed as specific places with particular meanings and spatial delineation.