Guest Lecture: Roger Merino

"Conflicting sovereignties: Global conservation, protected areas and Indigenous nations in the Peruvian Amazon," Roger Merino, associate professor at the School of Public Management, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Peru.

Dr. Merino's research areas include political ecology, international environmental governance, and indigenous rights. He earned his Ph.D. in Social and Policy Sciences and an M.Sc. in International Public Policy at the University of Bath (United Kingdom). Dr. Merino has been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University’s Institute for Global Law and Policy and at the Social Science Summer School of the Institute for Advanced Study of Princeton. He has published research articles in leading international journals, such as World DevelopmentThird World Quarterly, American Journal of International LawLeiden Journal of International LawEnvironmental Policy and Governance and Oxford Development Studies, among others. His latest book “Socio-legal Struggles for Indigenous Self-determination in Latin America: Reimagining the Nation, Reinventing the State'' was recently published by Routledge (May 2021).

This lecture is made possible by the Department of Anthropology, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, School of Law, Willson Center for Humanities and Art, Institute of Native American Studies, and the Center for Integrative Conservation Research.

Thursday, February 3, 2022 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm

To be determined