5th April: ‘Academic extractivism in extractive conflicts: from ethnography to participatory action research’ Marcela Torres Wong
‘Academic extractivism in extractive conflicts: from ethnography to participatory action research’
Marcela Torres Wong (FLACSO- Mexico)
Marcela Torres Wong has a PhD in Political Science by the American University in Washington DC, a master’s degree in Anthropology by the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru, and a law degree by the same university. Her research areas include socio-environmental conflicts, extractive industries, indigenous movements, and participatory institutions in Bolivia, Peru, and Mexico. Since 2017 she is a professor at the Latin American Faculty of Social Science (FLACSO-Mexico). Before that she served as an Indigenous rights lawyer for Indigenous organizations in the Peruvian Amazon. Her research has been funded by prestigious institutions such as the Inter-American Foundation and the Tinker Foundation, both based in Washington DC, as well as the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris (CNRS). She has carried out fieldwork in the Amazon basin in Peru and Bolivia, El Chaco in Bolivia; and Oaxaca, Chiapas, Tabasco, Mérida and San Luis Potosí in Mexico
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