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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.

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

    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Published

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

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

    Publication: ResearchBook

  7. Published

    "Tell me what you play and I will tell you who you are": Values and gambling habits in two Danish universities

    Gausset, Q. & Jansbøl, U. K. 2009 In : International Gambling Studies. 9, 1, p. 67-78 12 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  8. Published

    L’aspect foncier dans les conflits entre autochtones et migrants au sud-ouest du Burkina Faso

    Gausset, Q. 2008 In : Politique Africaine. 112, Dec., p. 52-66 15 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  9. Published

    "Our land is not for sale": Land tenure and land conflicts among the Kwanja (Adamawa, Cameroon)

    Gausset, Q. 2007 Conflicts over Land and Water in Africa. Derman, B., Sjaastad, E. & Odgaard, R. (eds.). Oxford: James Curey Ltd, p. 60-74 15 p.

    Publication: ResearchBook chapter

  10. 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

  11. Published

    Agro-pastoral conflicts in the Tikar Plain (Cameroon)

    Gausset, Q. 2005 Beyond territory and scarcity: Exploring conflicts over natural resource management. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, p. 90-111

    Publication: ResearchBook chapter

  12. Published

    Chronicle of a foreseeable tragedy: Birds' nests management in th Niah caves (Sarawak)

    Gausset, Q. 2004 In : Human ecology. 32, 2, p. 487-507

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  13. Published

    From domination to participation: The politics of religion and ethnicity in Northern Cameroon

    Gausset, Q. 2003 Scriptural Politics: The Bible and the Koran as Political Models in the Meddle East and Africa. Kastfelt, N. (ed.). London: Hurst, p. 185-202

    Publication: ResearchReport chapter

  14. Published

    The Cognitive Rationality of Taboos on Production and Reproduction

    Gausset, Q. 2002 In : Africa. 72, 4, p. 628-54

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  15. Published

    AIDS and cultural practices in Africa: The case of the Tonga

    Gausset, Q. 2001 In : Social Science & Medicine. 52, 4, p. 509-518

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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