Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  • 2018: Large-scale Land Acquisitions and Violence in Post-war Societies, in: Third World Thematics (published online 04 April, 2018).
  • 2017: Explaining Ethnic Mobilization against Resource Extraction: How Collective Action Frames, Motives and Opportunities Interact, in: Studies in Conflict & Terrorism (accepted author version posted online 01 March, 2017). 
  • 2015: (with Jan Pierskalla): Indigenous Identity, Natural Resources and Contentious Politics in Bolivia: A Disaggregated Conflict Analysis 2000-2011, in: Comparative Political Studies, 48 (3): 301-332.
  • 2014: (with Basedau, Matthias, and Shabafrouz, Miriam): Drilling Deeper: A Systematic, Context-Sensitive Investigation of Causal Mechanisms in the Oil-Conflict, in: Journal of Development Studies
  • 2011: Oil in Venezuela: Triggering Conflicts or Ensuring Stability? A Historical Comparative Analysis, in: Politics & Policy 39:4.

Further publications:  

  • 2017: (with Aletta Mondré): Ocean Governance, in: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 51-52/2017.
  • 2015: (with Almut Schilling-Vacaflor): Contentious State-Society Interactions over New Gas Projects. Lessons from Bolivia, in: Bert Hoffmann und Bettina Trueb (eds.): Social Protests and Democratic Responsiveness: Assessing Realities in Latin America and the EU. Hamburg: Hamburg University Press.
  • 2012: An Inescapable Curse? Resource Management, Violent Conflict, and Peacebuilding in the Niger Delta, in: Lujala, Päivi and Rustad, Siri Aas (eds.): High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. London: Earthscan.
  • 2011: (with Klaus Bodemer): Erdöl als Macht- und Legitimationsressource - das Beispiel Venezuela [Oil as a Resource of Power and Legitimation: the Example of Venezuela], in: Kappel, Robert and Basedau, Matthias (eds.): Machtquelle Erdöl. Baden-Baden: NOMOS.
  • 2011: (with Matthias Basedau): New Oil Finds in the Region – New Risks for the Region?, in: Fuelling the World – Failing the Region? Oil Governance and Development in Africa’s Gulf of