Henrique Gasperin

Research Associate
Department of Archaeology

Curriculum Vitae

Henrique Gasperin is a PhD researcher in International History and Politics at the Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID), affiliated both to the Max Planck Society funded project “RESILIENT: Forest Cities, Utopia, and Development in Modern Amazon”, and to the SNSF project “AnthropoSouthLatin American Oil Revolutions in the Development Century”. He holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), and a B.A. in International Relations from ESPM-Sul (Brazil). Relying on both archival and field research, his PhD dissertation investigates patterns of extractive urbanization through the study of three pioneer cases of oil extraction in the Pan-Amazon between the 1950s and the 1970s. 

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