CONTRIBUTOR:

Tobias Boos

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Scientific Assistant

DEPARTMENT:

Institute of Geography

INSTITUTION:

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

BIOGRAPHY:

Tobias Boos is currently scientific assistant for cultural and social geography at the Institute of Geography at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany), having gained a PhD in geography in 2012. He wrote his thesis on processes of ethnic community-building among Argentinians of Lebanese and Syrian descent, which was published in 2013. In the research field of Arab diaspora in Latin America he published several articles and books in English, German and Spanish. His research interests are diaspora studies, ethnic communities in Latin America, urban festival and the relation between processes of community building and new media technologies.