Making Concessions in Burkina Faso: Rethinking the “Extractive Enclave” on the Global Gold Mining Frontier
Muriel Côte (U Zürich)
|Date||Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm|
|Location||SFB 1199 | Strohsackpassage | Nikolaistraße 6-10 | 5th floor | 04109 Leipzig | seminar room|
|Contact||Dr. Steffi Marung (SFB 1199, Leipzig U) | email@example.com|
Dr. Muriel Côte (Department of Geography, University of Zürich, Switzerland)
Muriel Côte is a post-doctoral researcher in the political geography department at the University of Zürich. She completed a PhD on the dynamics of state formation and everyday negotiations of public authority over natural resource production in Burkina Faso, focusing specifically on the cases of small-scale gold and woodfuel production. Her research focuses on the politics of resource extraction and conservation that is at the core of uneven development dynamics.