Selina Niethammer

Selina Niethammer
Universität Bern | UniBe · Institute of Social Anthropology

Master of Anthropology of Transnationalism and State

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Introduction
Selina Niethammer studied at the Institute of Social Anthropology, Universität Bern. Selina does research in how ecovillages are dealing with the balancing act to stay autonomous and implement alternative and innovative values and institutions while not losing focus on the integration in the wider societal context. Therefore transnational networks with likeminded projects turned out to be crucial. Through shared values and the feeling of a wider family, the project experiences great support through a strong solidarity.

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By changing small actions in everyday life, more and more people have started to take sustainability and the reduction of the ecological footprint seriously. In particular, ecovillages have dedicated their endeavours to sustainable lifestyles. It is their vision - despite the prevailing capitalist system - to implement all dimensions of sustainabil...