Caterina Scaramelli is an anthropologist specialising in the environment, particularly in the making and transformation of waterscapes. Her dissertation research focuses on the rise of wetland conservation in Turkey and its contemporary politics. Scaramelli also works on the role of science in people’s daily lives, and mundane senses of place and nature.
Caterina was born and grew up in northern Italy, and studied Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics.
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anthropology of water and of natural resources governance; politics and imaginaries of hydropower; eco-parks and natural reserves governance; environmental conflict and social movements; Turkey