Jevgeniy Bluwstein

 +41 26 300 9255
+41 26 300 9255


since 2018 - Senior Lecturer in Human Geography


Research keywords: political ecology and economy; development, nature and wildlife conservation, (eco)tourism, decarbonization and climate politics; political and human geography, land grabbing and land conflicts; knowledge and expertise, governmentality and biopolitics


Teaching: environmental geography/political ecology, political geography, environmental history, qualitative methods in social research


PhD: Political Ecology ('Biopolitical Landscapes. Governing People and Spaces through Conservation in Tanzania', University of Copenhagen, 2018)


MSc: Environmental Science and Agriculture (Universities of Copenhagen and Hohenheim, 2012)


Research and publications

  • 1) Journal articles
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  • 2) 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 Governing People and Spaces through Conservation in Tanzania”, Unpublished PhD thesis, defended 2018.03.13, University of Copenhagen


  • 3) Book reviews
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  • 4) 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,


    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


  • 5) Blogs


    Bluwstein, J., Brehony, P., Lund, J.F. 2018: „ Why conservation success stories in Tanzania need a closer look”. 2018.11.01, The Conversation,


    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 Blog,


    Lund, J.F., Bluwstein, J., Ronan, A., Rutt, R. 2017: “Ende Gelände: Exposing the climate hypocrisy of Western European democracies”. 2017.09.07, ENTITLE Blog,


    Bluwstein, J. and Rutt. R., 2017: “The Flint Water Crisis: Quests for Justice and Mechanisms of Suppression”. 2017.08.17, ENTITLE Blog,


    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,