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Koop Kirsten

Geographer, associate professor at the Institut de Géographie Alpine, Grenoble Alpes University, head of the master’s program « International Development Studies: Participation, Innovation, Sustainability », board member of the institute « Modus Operandi », member of the « Arbeitskreis Geographische Entwicklungstheorien ».

Kirsten Koop is working on the epistemology and the global circulation of development theories and models, on territorial development and on transformative social innovation. Ongiong projects : TéLiMep (Labex ITEM), and ANR MED-INN-LOCAL.

On behalf of the TéliMep project, she explores transformative social innovations and the emergence of alternative territorialities in Val de Susa (Italy) and in Trièves (France).

Research fields

  • Globalisation and local developpment
  • Epistemology and global circulations of developement therories and models
  • Poverty, exclusion and social innovation
  • Spaces of alter-modernity
  • Ile Maurice, Ghana, Pakistan, France

Mail : kirsten.koop[@]

Bibliographie Innovation & Territoires de Montagne