J. P. Linstroth left PRIO in 2010. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

J. P. Linstroth

J. P. Linstroth

Email: johlin@prio.no

Work phone: (+47) 22 54 77 28

Interests and experience

Natural Resource Conflicts in Southern Amazonas, Brazil; urban Amerindians and indigenous rights, Brazil; Basque Conflict; Basque Peace Process; post-conflict Guatemala; Immigrants USA and ethnic conflict (Regional Areas: Latin America, Europe, USA)


  • D.Phil. Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK
  • M.A. Cultural Anthropology, Florida State University, USA
  • B.A. Political Science & Spanish, College of the Holy Cross, USA


  • Manaus, Brazil 2009 (Visiting Professor, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, UFAM; research urban Amerindians and social change; funded by US Fulbright Foreign Scholar Grant 2008-2009)
  • US Immigrants in South Florida (Cubans, Haitians, Guatemalan-Mayas) Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Grant 2005-2007 (co-awarded with colleagues)
  • Basque Country [Euskal Herria] 1995-1997 field research for D.Phil. University of Oxford

Languages Spoken

  • Fluent Spanish; some Portuguese; some Basque [euskera]
  • (read: Italian, French, Catalan; learning Norwegian)
  • (English native language)

Forthcoming Books

  • Marching Against Gender Practice: political imaginings in the Basqueland (forthcoming)
  • Violence and Peace Re-Imagined: a new theory for cognitive anthropology (forthcoming)
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