Dr M. Koster (Martijn)

Associate professor - Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies
Associate professor - Radboud Social Cultural Research

Martijn Koster is an associate professor at the department of Anthropology and Development Studies at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He has conducted ethnographic research in Brazil and the Netherlands. Martijn has a PhD in Development Sociology from Wageningen University (2009). From 2016 - 2022 he led the research project ‘Participatory urban governance between democracy and clientelism: Brokers and (in)formal politics’, funded by an ERC Starting Grant. He works at the interface of political anthropology, urban studies and critical development studies. Martijn is co-founder and convenor of the EASA research network on Anthropologies of the State (AnthroState).

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