Selected publications

Here you find a selection of my recent publications. See also my profile on University of AntwerpResearchGate and GoogleScholar.

Article “Underground dreams. Uncertainty, risk and anticipation in the gold production network”

This article is published in Geoforum.

Article “Explaining fragmented and fluid mobilization in gold mining concessions in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo”

This article is co-authored with Judith Verweijen. It is part of a special issue on social mobilization in The Extractive Industries and Society.

Article “Different faces of access control in a Congolese gold mine”

This article is co-authored with Klara Claessens and reports on fieldwork in Mukungwe mine, South Kivu. It is published in a special issue on artisanal mining in Third World Thematics. The author copy can be downloaded here: Geenen and Claessens 2016_Different faces of access control in a Congolese gold mine_author copy.

Chapter “DRC mining sector”

Together with em. prof. Stefaan Marysse I wrote a brief overview chapter on the Congolese mining sector in Springer Encyclopedia of mineral and energy policy. Here is the chapter: Geenen and Marysse 2016_DRC Mining sector.

Article “Mining cooperatives in Eastern DRC”

This article is co-authored with Jorden De Haan and was published in Extractive Industries and Society. The author copy can be downloaded here: De Haan and Geenen 2016_Mining cooperatives in South Kivu_Author copy

Article “Artisanal frontier mining of gold in Africa”

This article is co-authored with Deborah Bryceson and published in African Affairs. The author copy can be downloaded here: Bryceson and Geenen 2016_Artisanal frontier mining of gold in Africa_author copy.

Book “African artisanal mining from the inside out”

My book on Access, norms and power in the Congolese gold sector is now out with Routledge.

Brief “Mining cooperatives in South Kivu”

Together with Jorden De Haan I wrote an Analysis and Policy Brief on Mining cooperatives in South Kivu.

Book “Real governance and practical norms” 2015

Evident but elusive. Practical norms in the Congolese gold sector“, in De Herdt, T. and Olivier de Sardan, J.P. (2015) Real governance and practical norms in SSA. The game of the rules, Routledge.

Conjonctures Congolaises 2015

Les limites d’une gouvernance par le bas. Les logiques des coopératives minières à Kalimbi, Sud-Kivu with Anuarite Bashizi, in Marysse, S. et Omasombo, J. (2015) Conjonctures Congolaises 2014 : politiques, territoires et ressources naturelles : changements et continuités.

Book “Losing your land” 2014

Land grabbing by mining companies, local contentions and state reconfiguration in South-Kivu, DRC (with dr. Jana Hönke) in Ansoms, A. and Hilhorst, T. (eds.) Losing your land. Dispossession in the Great Lakes

The Journal of Modern African Studies 2013