Institut for Antropologi
Øster Farimagsgade 5
1014 København K
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).
Research gate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Quentin_Gausset
Google scholar profile: https://scholar.google.is/citations?user=mRLjct0AAAAJ&hl=en
Vigør: fortællinger fra den grønne frontlinjeGausset, Quentin (ed.), Jensen, K. H. B. (ed.) & Hunt, J. B. (ed.), 2019, København: Ingerfair. 171 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Anthology › Research
Community Governance and Citizen Driven Initiatives in Climate Change MitigationHoff, Jens Villiam (ed.) & Gausset, Quentin (ed.), 2016, London: Routledge. 272 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Anthology › Research › peer-review
Constructing the Kwanja of Adamawa (Cameroon): Essay in Fractal AnthropologyGausset, Quentin, 2010, Münster: LIT Verlag. 303 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Book › Research
Beyond territory and scarcity: Exploring conflicts over natural resource managementGausset, Quentin (ed.), Whyte, Michael (ed.) & Birch-Thomsen, Torben (ed.), 2005, Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet. 218 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Report › Commissioned › peer-review