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P.I. (Pablo) Ampuero Ruiz

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Photographer: Pablo Ampuero Ruiz

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: C5.11
Postal address
  • Postbus 15509
    1001 NA Amsterdam
  • Profile

    I conducted my doctoral studies at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in Germany. I did my fieldwork in the southern Chinese megalopolis of Shenzhen, where I studied the interconnections of class, ethnicity, and place in the construction of a collective identity among internal migrant workers.

    In Worlds of Lithium, I focus on the role of lithium in the imagination of an Ecological Civilization (生态文明), this being one of the landmark projects of the Chinese government. I am also looking at how finance capitalism articulates new transformations of lithium as a resource of financial speculation and as an enabler of 'material transitions' towards a more or less sustainable capitalism.

    I am also a photo-documentalist and the host of the podcast 'Todo bajo el Cielo'.

  • Publications

    2021

    • Bonelli, C. R., Weinberg, M., & Ampuero Ruiz, P. I. (2021). El litio, un (des)estabilizador de transiciones bipolares. LASA Forum, 53(1), 37-43.
    • Labarca, C., & Ampuero Ruiz, P. (2021). Cultural and global perspectives to relationship management in international public relations: The Sino-Chilean case study. International Communication Gazette, 83(8), 776-798. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748048520929817

    Media appearance

    2021

    • Ampuero Ruiz, P. I. (2021). Civilización Ecológica: Replanteando horizontes y transiciones materiales entre China y América Latina. (Working Paper Series; No. 26).
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