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Landhaus Fellows 2023–24




  • Abosede Omowumi Babatunde (University of Ilorin, Nigeria) on “Transcending Gender Norms: Women and the Dynamics of Petro-Conflicts in Nigeria’s Niger Delta”
  • Anwesha Borthakur (KU Leuven, Belgium) on “India’s Invisible Waste Streams”
  • André Felipe Cândido da Silva (Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil) on “The Amazon as an Anthropocene Hotspot: Harald Sioli and the German-Brazilian Scientific Cooperation on Amazonian Ecology (1952–2002)”
  • Etienne Dufour (Université Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France) on “History of the Biogeochemical Policies of the Parisian Area from the 1940s to the 1990s”
  • Nicholas Earhart (University of Southern California, USA) on “The Poetics of the Los Angeles River”
  • Carolina Granado (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain) on “The Politics of Expertise: The Advisory Group on Greenhouse Gases (1986–1990)”
  • Paolo Gruppuso (University of Aberdeen, UK) on “The Invention of Wetlands: Environmental Anthropology of a Mediterranean Coast, Agro Pontino, Italy”
  • Bowen Gu (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain) on “Black Gold and Yellow River: Environmental Justice on the Coal Frontiers in China”
  • Karen Hudlet Vázquez (Clark University, USA) on “Contested Underground Water Territories: Law, Knowledges, and Social Movements against Agribusiness in Yucatan, Mexico”
  • Melusine Martin (James Cook University, Australia) on “Digital Waters: Understanding the Impact of Virtual Blue Spaces on Environmental Identity and Wellbeing”
  • Julian Neef (Institute of Development Studies, UK) on “Shaping Relationships with Nature: Local Resource Nexuses in the Context of Development Corridors in Virunga National Park”
  • Silke Oldenburg (University of Basel, Switzerland) on “Wetland Politics: Social Belonging, Racial Politics, and Urban Environmental Futures along the Colombian Caribbean”
  • Nicole Rehberg (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA) on “White Roots, Redwoods: Racializing German and US Conservation, 1920–1945”
  • Adriana Suarez Delucchi (Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Germany) on “Using Institutional Ethnography to Explore the Colonial Matrix of Power”
  • Monika Szuba (University of Gdańsk, Poland) on “Elemental Entanglements: A Study of Changing Environmental Landscapes in Scotland”
  • Anja Wegner (Max Planck Institute for Animal Behaviour, Germany) on “Interspecies Pedagogy: Learning How to Coexist with the Ocean”