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Dr. Raúl Acosta García

Raúl Acosta

Post-doctoral Researcher

Areas of research and interest

Activism, cities, politics, NGOs, networks, stakeholders, mobility, public space, urbanism.

Regional focus: Mexico, Brazil, Spain

Contact

LMU Munich
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 Munich

Room: U 167
Phone: 0049 (0)89-2180 9648

Work group

 

  • Manager of the sub-Project ‚Mexico City: Ethical Conjunctures, Globalized Environmental Discourses, and the Pursuit of a Better City’, in the context of the DFG-research project: Urbane Ethiken. Konflikte um gute und richtige städtische Lebensführung im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert, (DU 209/19-2) (2019-2021).
  • Principal Investigator of the project ‘Aspirational Activism in Urban Latin America’

Academic career

  • since 2019 Manager of the sub-project ‚Mexico City: Ethical Conjunctures, Globalized Environmental Discourses, and the Pursuit of a Better City’
  • since 2016 Principal Investigator of the DFG project ‘Aspirational Activism in Urban Latin America’ an der University of Konstanz (2016-2018) und LMU (2019)
  • 2016 (SS) Substitute professor for Jun. Prof. Dr. Judith Beyer, Universität Konstanz
  • 2015 Research assisstant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Thomas Kirsch, Universität Konstanz
  • 2014-2015 Teaching assignment, Universität Konstanz
  • 2013 Employee, ITESO, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 2012-2013 Postoc researcher, University Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
  • 2007-2011 Profesor-Investigador, ITESO, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 2003-2007 Doctorate (DPhil), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Universität Oxford, mit einem Philip Bagby Stipendium von ISCA, UOxford. Doktorarbeit: Managing dissent: advocacy networks in the Brazilian Amazon and the Mediterranean
  • 2001-2003 Master (MPhil), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Universität Oxford. Masterarbeit: NGO and social movement networking in the World Social Forum: an anthropological approach.
  • 1992-1998 Bachelor (Licenciatura), ITESO, Guadalajara, Mexiko.

Publikationen

PDF (115KB)

Links

Academia
http://lmu-munich.academia.edu/RaulAcosta

Research Gate
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Raul_Acosta4

ORCID
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8280-7251