Expert areas for the media
- Myanmar (formerly Burma), Southeast Asia
- Prisons in the global south
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Liv Gaborit’s current research is concerned with expressions of social resilience in Myanmar. During Myanmar’s tumultuous history the people of Myanmar have repeatedly faced various forms of hardships. The project sets out to describe how Myanmar prisoners and activist find strength through social resilience and critically reflect upon and develop the concept of social resilience as to better grasp contexts of continued adversities.
Liv Gaborit works through a multidisciplinary approach. She holds a Masters degree in Psychology from Copenhagen University, a Ph.D. in Social Sciences and has extensive experience with the use of ethnographic methods and participatory action research. Her research is focused on prisons in the global south and covers topics such as experiences of imprisonment, prisons as a lens through which to understand societal changes and prison reform.
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