Markus Kröger

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Curriculum Vitae

Markus Kröger (Docent in Development Studies 2014, D.Soc.Sci Political Science/World Politics 2010,  MA Latin American Studies/Intercultural Encounters 2005, University of Helsinki; BBA International Business 2002, Helsinki School of Economics)

Research focus areas:

  • Global natural resource politics
  • Investment politics
  • Social movements and land conflicts
  • Brazilian studies
  • Global tree plantation expansion
  • Forestry (particularly pulp and paper) and mining (particularly iron ore)
  • Social movement strategies and their outcomes
  • Political economy, development and globalization, particularly in Latin America and India
  • Critical agrarian studies
  • Future of forestry, forest policy, sustainability
  • Global land rush in the Tropics and the Arctic
  • Methodology of comparative politics, world politics and development studies (especially Qualitative Comparative Analysis, the case study approach, and multi-sited ethnography)

Highlighted publications

  1. Contentious Agency and Natural Resource Politics

    Kröger, M. 5 Sep 2013 Abingdon: Routledge. 174 p. (Rethinking globalizations; vol. 47)

    Publication: Book/anthologyC1 Published scientific monograph

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Latest activities

  1. BRICS Initiative in Critical Agrarian Studies, Fifth conference

    Kröger, M. (Speaker: Presenter)
    13 Oct 201716 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Third World Quarterly (Journal)

    Kröger, M. (Reviewer)
    5 Oct 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

  3. High Altitudes meet High Latitudes: Globalizing Polar Issues

    Kröger, M. (Speaker: Keynote)
    11 Sep 201712 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Education

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