Print Publications

Under Review. Valdivia, G. and Benavides, M. “Counterpointing the nation: the petroleum labor movement and the petro-state in Ecuador.” In Working for Oil: Comparative Social Histories of Labor in Petroleum, T. Atabaki, E. Bini, K. Ehsani, editors. Palgrave McMillan.

Accepted. Valdivia, G. “At the Margins of Citizenship: Uneven Development and the Revolución Ciudadana in Esmeraldas, Ecuador.” In Race and Rurality in the Global Political Economy, Michaeline Critchlow, ed., Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations. SUNY Press.

Forthcoming. Valdivia, G. “Between Sacrifice and Compensation: Collective Action after Oil Disaster in Esmeraldas, Ecuador.” In Grassroots Environmental Governance: Community Engagements with Industrial Development, Leah S. Horowitz and Michael J. Watts (eds). Routledge.

Forthcoming. Lyall, A. and Valdivia, G. “Sustainability and its Entanglements in the Ecuadorian Amazon.” In Environment and Sustainability in a Globalizing World, Andrea J. Nightingale, Tom Böhler, Ben Campbell, (eds). Foundations in Global Studies Series. Routledge.

2015. Oil frictions and the subterranean politics of energy regionalism in Ecuador. Environment and Planning A.

2015. Eco-governmentality. In The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology. Tom Perreault, Gavin Bridge and James McCarthy, editors.

2014. Crude Entanglements: Living with Oil in Ecuador. Anthropology News, August 11. Section: NSF Achievements.

2012. Mobilizing for the Petro-Nation:  Labor and Petroleum Neoliberalization in Ecuador. FocaalJournal of Global and Historical Anthropology 63(3): 69-84 (with M. Benavides).

2010. Hydrocarbons, Popular Protest and National Imaginaries: Ecuador and Bolivia in Comparative Context. Geoforum, doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2010.04.004 (with T. Perreault).

2009. Indigenous Bodies, Indigenous Minds? Towards an Understanding of Indigeneity in the Ecuadorian AmazonGender, Place, and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography 16(5): 535- 551.

2008. Governing Relations between People and Things: Citizenship, Territory, and the Political Economy of Petroleum in Ecuador. Political Geography 27 456-477.

2007. The Amazonian Trial of the Century: Indigenous Identities, Transnational Networks, and Petroleum in Ecuador. Alternatives: Local, Global, Political, 32(1): 41-72.

2005. On Indigeneity, Change, and Representation in the Northeastern Ecuadorian AmazonEnvironment and Planning A37(2): 285–303.

Talks

2016. Los impactos del complejo petrolero en el bienestar de los residentes de Esmeraldas, Ecuador (NSF 1259049). Quito, Universidad Central del Ecuador. In El Antes y el Después de la Repotenciación de la Refinería de Esmeraldas. Symposium organized by Universidad Central Del Ecuador, Instituto de Investigación y Postgrado de la Facultad de Jurisprudencia y las Carreras de Sociología y Política, and Acción Ecológica.

2016. Informe de resultados preliminares: “Los impactos de la extracción petrolera, políticas regulatorias y prácticas ambientales en Esmeraldas, Ecuador” (Estudio NSF 1259049). Esmeraldas, Universidad Luis Vargas Torres, Ecuador.

2016. Oil and the Social Dependencies of Revolution in Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG).

2015. Crude Entanglements: Oil, Citizenship & Revolution in Contemporary Ecuador. Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University.

2015. Territorios urbanos de la revolución ciudadana: el caso de Esmeraldas, Ecuador In XXXVII Coloquio de Antropología e Historia Regionales de El Colegio de Michoacán, “Pensar y actuar desde el sur”. Mesa 8: “Nuevas territorialidades en Latinoamérica”.

2015. Crude Injustices in Ecuador: The Role of International Solidarity in Achieving Environmental Justice. North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJ) Summit.

2015. “La Revolución Ya Está Aquí:” Territories of Oil Citizenship in Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Latin American Studies Association Annual Congress (LASA), Puerto Rico.

2015. At the Margins of Oil and Revolution: Uneven Development and the Revolución Ciudadana in Ecuador. Conference on Race and Rurality in the Global Economy. Hosted by Duke’s Department of African and African American Studies.

2014. Institute for the Study of the Americas Faculty Dinner Invited Lecture: At the Margins of Oil and Revolution: The Revolución Ciudadana in Esmeraldas, Ecuador. UNC.

2014. Ethnography in Contemporary Ecuador: Everyday Life and the Oil Complex in Esmeraldas and the Amazon. Department of Development, Environment, and Territory, FLACSO-Ecuador.

2014. Life amid Oil Politics in Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Latin American Studies Association Annual Congress (LASA), Chicago, IL.

2014. Landscapes of Environmental Racism in Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Annual Duke-UNC Consortium Conference: “Social Justice & Cultural Self Determination in Latin America and the Caribbean.”