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Quentin Gausset

Quentin Gausset

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Regional specialisation: West-Africa (Cameroon, Burkina Faso), Southern Africa (South-Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Zambia), East-Africa (Tanzania, Uganda), Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Thailand) and Denmark. 

Thematic specialisation: Environmental anthropology, natural resource management, development, AIDS, action research, identity, ethnicity, autochthony and indigeneity, kinship, religion, field methods.

Research groups: Nature and environmental change + Globalisation and development

My research has dealt with different themes and regions, from classical ethnography with focus on religion and ethnicity in Cameroon, to AIDS prevention in Zambia and Burkina Faso, and to socio-cultural aspects of natural resource management in Burkina Faso, Tanzania (agro-forestry), Cameroon (agro-pastoral conflicts), Malaysia (management of Niah national park), Thailand, Botswana, Swaziland, South-Africa (sustainable use of natural resources) and Denmark (reduction of CO2 emissions).

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Community Governance and Citizen Driven Initiatives in Climate Change Mitigation

    Hoff, J. V. (ed.) & Gausset, Q. (ed.) Aug 2015 London: Routledge. 272 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewAnthology

  2. Published

    Along the road: The Ngäbe-Buglé Struggle to Protect Environmental Resources in Panama

    Cansari Valdespino, R. & Gausset, Q. 9 May 2013 In : International Indigenous Policy Journal. 4, 3, p. 1-15 15 p., 5

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    Comparing Different Approaches to Addressing Environmental Behavioural Change: A Review of Ten Case Studies from Denmark

    Gausset, Q. 2013 In : The Journal of Transdisciplinary Environmental Studies. 12, 1, p. 30-40 11 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    The ambivalence of stigma and the double-edged sword of HIV/AIDS intervention in Burkina Faso

    Gausset, Q., Mogensen, H. O., Yameogo, W. M. E., Berthé, A. & Konaté, B. 2012 In : Social Science & Medicine. 74, 7, p. 1037-1044 8 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  5. Published

    Climate Change and Land Grab in Africa: Resilience for whom?

    Gausset, Q. & Whyte, M. 2012 Climate Change and Human Mobility. Global Challenges to the Social Sciences. Hastrup, K. & Olwig, K. F. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Ch. 9, p. 214-34 21 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  6. Published

    Indigeneity and autochthony: a couple of false twins?

    Gausset, Q., Kenrick, J. & Gibb, R. 2011 In : Social Anthropology. 19, 2, p. 135-42 8 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  7. Published

    Constructing the Kwanja of Adamawa (Cameroon): Essay in Fractal Anthropology

    Gausset, Q. 2010 Münster: LIT Verlag. 303 p.

    Publication: ResearchBook

  8. Published

    Beyond territory and scarcity: Exploring conflicts over natural resource management

    Gausset, Q. (ed.), Whyte, M. (ed.) & Birch-Thomsen, T. (ed.) 2005 Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet. 218 p.

    Publication: Commissioned - peer-reviewReport

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