Hazardous Travels. Ghost Acres and the Global Waste Economy
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Hazardous Travels

Hazardous Travels. Ghost Acres and the Global Waste Economy extrapolates the changing structures and dynamics underlying the international trade in toxic (waste) material from the 1970s onward.

Investigator: Simone Müller

Hazards in the Amazon

This PhD project rewrites the history of oil production and pollution in Ecuador as an integrated account of three entwined crises: ecological destruction, social reproduction and economic production.

Investigator: Maximilian Feichtner

Toxic Divide

This PhD project will provide a long-term historical perspective on the impact and creation of waste regimes in the two Germanies.

Investigator: Jonas Stuck

India’s Shipbreaking Business

This PhD project project aims to extrapolate the politics of the environment, discourses, and practices of ship demolition from the early 1990s to the contemporary period, using India as a case study.

Investigator: Ayushi Dhawan


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