Job title
Researcher
Team
Resilience Programme
Location
Bonn
Email
agata.konczal @ efi.int
Telephone number
+49 (0) 173 6293087

Agata's area of interest lies in the environmental anthropology and political ecology. She is interested in how people create and construct the vision of  forest, nature and place. Her works thus far has focused on Polish forest complexes which are the area of the forestry management, hunting, environmentalism, nature protection, everyday life of local residents, but also many controversies, like (in)famous conflict in the Białowieża Forest. However, Agata's conducted long term ethnographic fieldwork, she also extensively examined environmental activities of political actors like European administration or state. In her research she explores the diversity of the forest perception and its implications. Within the Resilience Programme, Agata traces social, economical and political factors and their implications for the implementation of integrated forest management.

Key topics: environmental anthropology, political ecology, environmental humanities, environmental discourses, integrated forest management.