Academic Publications

(2017) “Citizens as Criminals. Criminalization and violence in natural resource conflicts in Guatemala”. European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 103: 131-142.

(2017) with Michiel Köhne. “Belonging to and in the Shale gas fields. A case study of The Noordoostpolder, The Netherlands”. Sociologia Ruralis (online first)

(2017) with Michiel Köhne. “Practices and Imaginations of Energy Justice in Transition.  A case study of The Noordoostpolder, The Netherlands”. Energy Policy, 107:  607-614.

(2016) with Gijs  Cremers. “`El dios dinero es el que manda´: Nature as a Field of Force in the Western Highlands of Guatemala”. Forum for Inter-American Research 9.2:  72-93.

(2016) with Michiel Köhne. ”Hydraulic fracturing, energy transition and political engagement in the Netherlands: The energetics of citizenship”. Energy Research & Social Science,  13: 106-115.

(2016) with Michiel Köhne. “Micropolitics in Resistance: The Micropolitics of Large-Scale Natural Resource Extraction in South East Asia”. Society & Natural Resources 29.4: 479-492.

(2016) “‘There is no law that justifies the existence of the board of elders’. Community service and legal pluralism in Santa María, Guatemala”. The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 48.1: 41-57.

(2016) with Michiel Köhne. “Two Engaged Academics in the Dutch Shale Gas Fields”. Practicing Anthropology, 38.3: 60-61.

(2016) “Nos ven como terroristas porque defendemos las tierras que ellos invadían. Conflictos sobre la gestión de los recursos naturales en el noroccidente de Guatemala”. In: Guatemala: gobierno, gobernabilidad, poder local y recursos naturales (Editores: Gema Sánchez Medero & )Rubén Sánchez Medero) : 153-172.

(2014) “Anti-mijnbouw activisme in Guatemala: Reflecties naar aanleiding van de film Heart of the Sky, Heart of the Earth”.

(2013) Ecotourism, Not Mining in Palawan! Territorial Narratives on the Last Frontier (Palawan, the Philippines). In: Buscher, B. and Davidov, V. (eds.) (2013). The Ecotourism/Extraction Nexus: Rural Realities and Political Economies of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows.  London: Routledge.

(2013) La minería: ¿otro sistema de despojo? Megaproyectos, “desarrollo” y ciudadanía en Guatemala: el caso de San Idelfonso Ixtahuacán, Huehuetenango. Iberoamericana. América Latina, España, Portugal: Ensayos sobre letras, historia y sociedad. Notas. Reseñas iberoamericanas, 13 .49: 151-164.

(2012) Transformations in Citizenship. Local Resistance towards Mega Projects in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Journal of Developing Societies, 28.2: 159-184.

(2011) ‘The Root is Maya, the Practice is Pluralist’. Indigenous Political Mobilisation in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 31.1: 80-94.

(2011) Representing Mayas. Indigenous Authorities and Ethnic Claim-Making in Guatemala. Social Analysis, 55.3: 54-70.

(2011) Quetzaltenango’s First Mayan Mayor: Transforming Political Culture and the Politics of Belonging?Journal of Latin American Studies, 43.1: 121-149.

(2010) Negociaciones locales sobre ‘lo maya’: Los alguaciles y los mayores del corredor de la Municipalidad de Santa María, Guatemala. European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Research, 88: 3-20.