Dr. Esther Marijnen
Esther Marijnen recently succesfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled "Beyond Rebels and Gorillas: The multi-scalar politics of conservation and conflict in the Virunga National Park, DR Congo". For her PhD she conducted in total of 7 months of field research in north-Kivu. Results of her PhD research are published in the Journal of Peasant Studies, and Geoforum, and other articles are forthcomming.
Esther has been granted a Max Batley fellowship at the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) at the University of Sheffield (UK) where she will start as of February 2017. She will continue to conduct research on the relationship between environmental change and conflict dynamics, with a specific focus on ecological distribution conflicts.
Her research interests include the politics of development, conflict dynamics, Congo (DRC), Rwanda, political ecology, political anthropology, discourse analysis and critical theory.
You can follow Esther on Twitter @EstherMarijnen
Profile and Publications
- Study at IES
- European Projects