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

J. P. Linstroth

J. P. Linstroth

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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