I am co-convening two panels at ECAS 2019: Labour and capital in African mineral production networks and Opportunity and risk in African domestic and regional value chains. The call for papers is open until January 21!
For a special issue in The Extractive Industries and Society, Mining in Comparative Perspective, I published two articles: one with Jeroen Cuvelier: Local elites’ extraversion and repositioning: Continuities and changes in Congo’s mineral production networks, and one with Boris Verbrugge: The gold… Continue Reading
I have published a new article in Geoforum: Underground dreams. Uncertainty, risk and anticipation in the gold production network.
I was invited by artists Tuur Van Balen and Revital Cohen to participate in their lecture Exploitation/Trapped in the dream of the other for Beursschouwburg on 10 February 2018. Tuur and Revital’s work is definitely worth checking out (here). It… Continue Reading
Together with Stella Muheki I wrote an IOB Analysis and Policy Brief on gender aspects of the new Mining and Minerals Policy in Uganda. A more extended Discusison Paper on the same topic can be downloaded from here.
I have participated in the ASM Data Dialogue organized at Surrey Business School on 5 May 2017. The event was part of a World Bank and PACT-led initiative to set up a global database for data on artisanal and small-scale… Continue Reading
The editors of the Journal of Eastern African Studies are delighted to present this selection of articles commemorating the 10th anniversary of the journal. JEAS encourages work that communicates across disciplinary boundaries and fosters interdisciplinary analysis across the humanities and… Continue Reading
My take on Trump’s decision to repeal Dodd Frank can be found here.
Together with Jorden De Haan, I published an article in Extractive Industries and Society on “Mining cooperatives in Eastern DRC“. Abstract: Artisanal miners living in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are forced by the government to organize into cooperatives,… Continue Reading
Together with Klara Claessens I published an article on Mukungwe mine: “Different faces of access control in a Congolese gold mine“, in Third World Thematics. Abstract: Mukungwe is a gold mine in eastern DRC, where mineral resources are commonly labelled… Continue Reading