Check out my latest book chapter (open acces on this website under Publications - 2023) about ethical tourism in relation to excessive consumption and philanthropy. The editors (Melissa Demian, Mattia Fumanti and Christos Lynteris) described the chapter in their Introduction to the book Anthropology and Responsibility (2023, see https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003332077) as follows: The second contribution to…Read more New book chapter: The responsibility to consume: Excessive “environmentourism” against rhinoceros extinction in South Africa
Radical sustainable tourism
Late 2022, a group of colleagues, including me, published a Capita Selecta article about Radical sustainable tourism. It is in Dutch and accessible under publications: Van Adrichem, C., Buijtendijk, H., Eijgelaar, E., Duineveld, M., Koens, K., Koot, S., Fletcher, R. and Huijbens, E. (2022). Radicaal duurzaam toerisme: Een trend om mee te dealen. In: T.…Read more Radical sustainable tourism
New paper: Compatible with conviviality? Exploring African ecotourism and sport hunting for transformative conservation
Dear all, happy to announce a paper that was published already late 2022, about the potential role and limitations of ecotourism and sport hunting in conservation. It's in the open access journal Conservation and Society, a link can be found under 'Publications' on this site. Thanks to Amos Ochieng and Niak Koh for their great…Read more New paper: Compatible with conviviality? Exploring African ecotourism and sport hunting for transformative conservation
Opinion piece in the Dutch Newspaper Trouw
Check out this opinion piece (in Dutch) by Guus Dix and Philipp Pattberg (and representing several other supportive academics, including myself, see at the bottom) in today's edition of Dutch newspaper Trouw. It critiques universities' continuing ties with the fossil fuel industry. Very timely, especially after yesterday's occupation of the Binnengasthuis of the University of…Read more Opinion piece in the Dutch Newspaper Trouw
Happy New Year! Check out this paper in Antipode on Belonging in South Africa.
As usual, the link to the open access paper can be found at this website under 'Publications'. Thanks to Lerato Thakholi for her meticulous archival work and further data collection! Here is the abstract of 'Black belonging, White belonging: Primitive accumulation in South Africa's private nature reserves': Evictions have been shown to be a mechanism…Read more Happy New Year! Check out this paper in Antipode on Belonging in South Africa.