Alina Trebbin studied Geography and Social Sciences and received her BSc. at the Centre for Development Studies (ZELF) at Freie Universität Berlin in 2008. She has carried out urban fieldwork projects in Berlin, the Czech-German borderlands, Jerusalem and Ramallah with her main focus on space-bound identities.
In the course of the MA her interests are to explore transitions between fiction and non-fiction in audience perception, interpersonal relationships in virtual realities, surveillance and citizen journalism. Her areal focus is set on Urban Europe and the Middle-East.