Diego Andreucci is an Italian PhD candidate of the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and a fellow of the European Network for Political Ecology (ENTITLE). He studied philosophy and anthropology in Rome, at Univeristà La Sapienza, before moving on to political ecology. Diego holds a masters’ degree in “Environment, society and development” from the National University of Ireland in Galway, as well as a research masters’ in geography from the same university.
His current investigation examines the political economic and ideological strategies which have deepened and stabilised primary export-based accumulation—or “extractivism”—in contemporary Latin America. His PhD research focuses, specifically, on the governance of gas and mineral extraction in Bolivia.
political ecology; Latin America; resource governance; extractivism; political economy; environmental conflicts
Email UAB: Diego.Andreucci@uab.cat
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