Research Projects

The political ecology of resource formalisation in Burkina Faso (PDF, 302 KB)

  • Contact: M. Côte 
  • Funding: Political geography unit, UZH

The spaces of vigilante legitimacy in Burkina Faso (PDF, 52 KB)

  • Contact: M. Côte 
  • Funding: North-South Cooperation, UZH

State formation and the politics of infrastructure (PDF, 310 KB)

Formality and criminality in the Colombian post-conflict: the contested return of state control to gold extraction in Northeastern Antioquia (PDF, 303 KB)

  • Contact: C. Kaufmann
  • Funding: Political geography unit, UZH

Central margins: Sri Lanka’s violent frontier (PDF, 309 KB)

  • Contact: T. Kelegama
  • Funding: URPP on Asia and Europe, UZH; Political geography unit, UZH
  • Contact: A. Kern
  • Funding: SNF Project Funding

From Paanampattuwa to Paanama: Place, identity and resources  (PDF, 70 KB)

  • Contact: T. Kithsiri
  • Funding: Political geography unit, UZH

Pastoralism on the Tibetan Plateau (PDF, 302 KB)

  • Contact: G. Gelai (K. Gelek) 
  • Funding: URPP on Biodiversity and Global Change, UZH

Living with violence II: Rural livelihoods and struggle for territory in post-war Sri Lanka (PDF, 311 KB)

  • Contact: B. Korf
  • Funding: SNF

Tibet: Resource frontiers as primary zones of biodiversity loss (PDF, 302 KB)

  • Contact: B. Korf
  • Funding: URPP on Biodiversity and Global Change, UZH

Everyday peace building in Sri Lanka (PDF, 300 KB)

  • Contact: N. Premaratna 
  • Funding: Political geography unit, UZH

New plantations: migrant mobility, ‘illegality’ and racialisation in European agricultural labour (PDF, 307 KB)

  • Contact: T. Raeymaekers
  • Funding: Swiss Network for International Studies

The black Mediterranean: Archaeology of a frontier (with MIC|C) (PDF, 303 KB)

  • Contact: T. Raeymaekers
  • Funding: Self-funded

Carl Schmitt and geo-political theologies (PDF, 46 KB)

  • Contact: R. Rowan
  • Funding: Political geography unit, UZH

Governing the earth: Earth system governance and political geography in the Anthropocene (PDF, 52 KB)

  • Contact: R. Rowan
  • Funding: University of Zurich, Forschungskredit Award

Extra-planetary extractive frontiers and the commercial space industry ('NewSpace') (PDF, 47 KB)

  • Contact: R. Rowan
  • Funding: Political geography unit, UZH

Knowledge politics in the Anthropocene (PDF, 45 KB)

  • Contact: R. Rowan
  • Funding: Political geography unit, UZH

The landscape of armed groups in Eastern Congo (PDF, 65 KB)

  • Contact: C. Vogel 
  • Funding: New York University