Quentin Gausset – University of Copenhagen

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Quentin Gausset

Quentin Gausset

Associate professor

Department of Anthropology
Øster Farimagsgade 5
1353 København K

Office: CSS - Bygning 16, Opgang i, 16.0.15
Phone: +45 353-23473
Phone (Reception desk): +45 353-23464
E-mail: quentin.gausset@anthro.ku.dk

Primary research areas

Regional specialisation:
West-Africa (Cameroon, Burkina Faso), Southern Africa (South-Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Zambia), East-Africa (Tanzania, Uganda), Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Thailand) and Denmark. 

Thematic specialisation:
Environmental anthropology, natural resource management, development, AIDS, action research, identity, ethnicity, autochthony and indigeneity, kinship, religion, field methods.

My research has dealt with different themes and regions, from classical ethnography with focus on religion and ethnicity in Cameroon, to AIDS prevention in Zambia and Burkina Faso, and to socio-cultural aspects of natural resource management in Burkina Faso, Tanzania (agro-forestry), Cameroon (agro-pastoral conflicts), Malaysia (management of Niah national park), Thailand, Botswana, Swaziland, South-Africa (sustainable use of natural resources) and Denmark (reduction of CO2 emissions).

Selected publications