Mads Barbesgaard

Researcher

Mads Barbesgaard is a researcher with the Agrarian & Environmental Justice and the Myanmar in Focus programmes. He works on issues related to land and ocean politics. He is currently pursuing a PhD at the Department of Human Geography at Lund University, where his research interrogates struggles around access to- and control of natural resources under the state-mediated capitalist transition unfolding in Myanmar today. In Denmark, where he is based, for the past 8 years as an activist in the social justice group and TNI-ally, Afrika Kontakt, he has been working particularly on questions of trade justice, corporate power and resource-grabbing.