"The combination of fieldwork, creative writing and filming are my personal blend of doing anthropology."
Eva van Roekel is an assistant professor at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In 2016, she received her Doctoral degree in Cultural Anthropology at Utrecht University for ethnographic research on trials for crimes against humanity in Argentina. She is editor of the Dutch anthropological journal Etnofoor and member of the advisory board of the Dutch Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation.
Eva’s research focuses on violence, morality, human rights, and natural resources in Latin America. Her teaching experience ranges from ethnographic methods, violence and trauma, visual ethnography, and creative writing. Read more about her teaching experience on her research page at the VU. Find out more about Eva van Roekel, her research, publications and filmprojects.
For her monograph, Phenomenal Justice. Violence and Morality in Argentina, Eva received the international award Outstanding Academic Title 2020. It was also shortlisted for the Juan E. Mendez Book Award for Human Rights in Latin America.
NEWS AND EVENTS
16/06/22 – Radio fragment
12/04/22 – Grant Award
29/10/21 – Radio fragment
16/09/21 – Webinar
04/08/21 – Radio fragment
29/05/21 – Conference