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We welcome two new SUPRA Students!

Safaet Ahmed, MA Student, University of Helsinki

The Nepalese Ethnic Entrepreneurship: Does minority background and connectivity matter?
 
My name is Safaet Ahmed, and I'm studying Master degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Helsinki. Currently, I’m writing my master thesis on the Nepalese Ethnic Entrepreneurship. The objective of the research is to the understand the ways in which ethnicity dominate the Nepalese entrepreneurship and explore the reason behind why such trend is occurring in the context of Finland . It also offers a comprehensive investigation into why migrants from specific regions of Nepal decided to come to Finland.
 
 

Victoria Peemot, PhD, University of Helsinki

Human-Animal Relationships in the Transboundary Region of the Republic of Tyva and Western Mongolia
 
My name is Victoria Peemot. I am a doctoral student at the University of Helsinki and I study human-horse relationships in my homeland, The Republic of Tyva. My research questions are focused on the social engagement of herders with horses, the emergence of their bonds and lifelong connection, and knowledge transfer in the herding communities. I conduct field research in the transboundary region of The Republic of Tyva, Mongolia and The Republic of Altai.