Jesper Bjarnesen is an anthropologist working mainly on migration and mobility through wartime and peace in West Africa. Other interests is wartime displacement, intergenerational relations, rural-urban connections, informal labour recruitment, transnational migration and urban land rights.
- Co-founder and co-coordinator, AEGIS Collaborative Research Group on African Migration, Mobility, and Displacement (AMMODI External link, opens in new window.)
- PhD, Cultural Anthropology, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University (2013)
- MA, Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen (2007)
- MA, African Regional Studies, Centre of African Studies, University of Copenhagen (2005)