Cristiano Lanzano

Senior Researcher at NAI since October 2014

Subject areas:
mining, natural resources and conservation, rural-urban continuum, anthropology of development, youth and urban culture
Geographical areas:
Burkina Faso, Senegal, Guinea Conakry
Language skills:
Italian, English, French, Spanish, Wolof, Dyula
+46 (0)18 471 52 59
+46 (0)70 167 96 59
Research areas:
Natural resources

Filmed interview at YouTube with Cristiano Lanzano

Academic background

  • Adjunct lecturer in cultural anthropology, University of Torino (Italy), 2012-14
  • Visiting fellow for the Institut für Soziologie at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (Germany), 2013
  • Research associate at Laboratoire Citoyennetés, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), from 2012
  • Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Torino (Italy), Department of Territorial Studies, 2008-2012
  • PhD in cultural anthropology, University of Genova (Italy), Institute of Ethnology, 2007
  • MA ("laurea") in political sciences and international relations, University of Torino (Italy), 2003
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