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Linda Linda Besigiroha, Dr. des


Media Studies scholar, Linda Besigiroha, is a German citizenship holder of Ugandan origin. Her Ph.D. approached gender in contemporary Uganda through the lenses of humour and the comedy genre. Her use of a tool of gender competency heavily rests on bell hook’s ideas of mutuality and ‘homeplace’ together with Brazilian educator Paulo Freire’s concepts of critical pedagogy. She is currently working out a Postdoc theme centering on a subject that has long been close to her heart: mental health discourse in the media in Africa. At the GDO, Ms. Besigiroha conducts research, administrative assistance, and deputizes for the GDO Director.


Linda Besigiroha, Dr. des
Deputy GDO

Room 3.3.11
ZAPF Gebäude 3, Nürnberger Str. 38 

Phone: +49 921 55-4799
E-mail: Linda.Besigiroha@uni-bayreuth.de

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