Jevgeniy Bluwstein


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 jevgeniy.bluwstein@unifr.ch
 +41 26 300 9255
+41 26 300 9255
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1162-5028

Biography

Research interests:

  • political ecology and decolonization of conservation:
    • land and resource conflicts
    • conservation governmentality and biopolitics
    • ecotourism
    • conservation science and expertise
    • critical landscape studies
    • conservation social science
  • political ecology of climate mitigation:
    • socio-ecological transformation
    • climate movements, activism and civil disobedience
    • environmental justice
    • climate litigation
  • political geography
  • politics of knowledge

 

Teaching:

  • environmental geography
  • political ecology
  • political geography
  • environmental history
  • qualitative methods in social research
  • field course

 

Editor Geographica Helvetica

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Research and publications

  • 1) Journal articles
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  • 2) Book chapters
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  • 3) PhD thesis

     

    Bluwstein, J. 2018: “Biopolitical Landscapes. Governing People and Spaces through Conservation in Tanzania”, Unpublished PhD thesis, defended 2018.03.13, University of Copenhagen

     

  • 4) Book reviews
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  • 5) Blogs

    Bluwstein, J. (2022). "People Live Here. Why are Ngorongoro's Maasai at risk of being evicted again? Tanzania's conservation-tourism industrial complex wants them out". Africa Is a Country, https://africasacountry.com/2022/04/people-live-here

     

    Bluwstein, J., Brehony, P., Lund, J.F. 2018: „ Why conservation success stories in Tanzania need a closer look”. 2018.11.01, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/why-conservation-success-stories-in-tanzania-need-a-closer-look-104580

     

    de Rosa, S.P. and Bluwstein, J. 2017: “Why “Warning to Humanity” gets the socio-ecological crisis (and its solutions) wrong”. 2017.11.23, ENTITLE, https://entitleblog.org/2017/11/23/why-warning-to-humanity-gets-the-socio-ecological-crisis-and-its-solutions-wrong/

     

    Lund, J.F., Bluwstein, J., Ronan, A., Rutt, R. 2017: “Ende Gelände: Exposing the climate hypocrisy of Western European democracies”. 2017.09.07, ENTITLE, https://entitleblog.org/2017/09/07/ende-gelande-exposing-the-climate-hypocrisy-of-western-european-democracies/

     

    Bluwstein, J. and Rutt. R., 2017: “The Flint Water Crisis: Quests for Justice and Mechanisms of Suppression”. 2017.08.17, ENTITLE, https://entitleblog.org/2017/08/16/the-flint-water-crisis-quests-for-justice-and-mechanisms-of-suppression/

     

    Lund, J.F., Bluwstein, J., Mabele, M.B., Scheba, A., Sungusia, E. 2016: ”Are conservation policies a driver of deforestation in Tanzania?”. 2016.11.15, Mongabay, https://news.mongabay.com/2016/11/are-conservation-policies-a-driver-of-deforestation-in-tanzania/

     

  • 6) Policy letters

     

    Marks, N., Homewood, K., Bluwstein, J., Lund, J.F., et al. 2017: ”Realising the Promise of Tanzania’s Wildlife Management Areas”. ESPA Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation, Policy Brief, November 2017, https://www.espa.ac.uk/results/policy-practice-briefs/realising-promise-tanzanias-wildlife-management-areas

     

    Homewood, K., Bluwstein, J., Lund, J.F. et al. 2015: "The economic and social viability of Tanzanian Wildlife Management Areas". Copenhagen Centre for Development Research, Policy Brief No. 04, October 2015 www.ucl.ac.uk/pima/outputs.htm#other