The research group takes a broad, cross-disciplinary approach to power relations and inequality in development and globalization. With backgrounds in anthropology, political science, sociology, media studies, history, etc. our members conduct both individual and joint research projects that fall under this thematic umbrella.
Our main research topics include:
- Education and development
- Media and development
- Political ecology
- Global capitalism and labor
- Gender and power
- State and civil society
- Foreign aid
- Methods in development research
Head of research group
Riverine Rights: Exploring the Currents and Consequences of Legal Innovations on the Rights of Rivers
The project will investigate legal cases from New Zealand, Colombia and India, where rivers have been granted personhood rights.
- Riverine Rights: Exploring the Currents and Consequences of Legal Innovations on the Rights of Rivers