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Maria Sapignoli
Maria Sapignoli
Research Fellow
Phone: +49 (0) 345 29 27 317

Forthcoming

(with Robert K. Hitchcock) People, Parks, and Power: The Ethics of Conservation-Related Resettlement. New York and London: Springer

Miscellaneous

The Future of Anthropology of Law, in Emergent Conversations: Part 6, PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 2017 https://polarjournal.org/maria-sapignoli-max-planck-institute-for-social-anthropology/

Maria Sapignoli and contributing authors Robert K. Hitchcock, Renè Kuppe, Alexandra Tomaselli “San and Bakgalagadi peoples’ land rights and the cases of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana” Report for the International Law Association 2016.

The Case of the San of Botswana, Human Rights Centre Online Brochure, University of Essex, UK 2012.

Working Paper "Global and local impacts of the discourse on indigeneity: the transnational San social movement and the peoples of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.”

Reports

“Health and HIV in Southern Africa,” United Nations Expert Seminar on Indigenous Peoples and the Right to Health, Organized by Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights and the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (21-22 February)

Maria Sapignoli

Publications

Journal Article (9)

  1. 1.
    Sapignoli, Maria. 2017. “Bushmen” in the law: evidence and identity in Botswana's High Court. Political and Legal Anthropology Review 40(2): 210–225.
  2. 2.
    Hitchcock, Robert K., Maria Sapignoli, and Wayne A. Babchuk. 2015. Settler colonialism, conflicts, and genocide: interactions between hunter-gatherers and settlers in Kenya, and Zimbabwe and northern Botswana. Settler Colonial Studies 5(1): 40–65.
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    Hitchcock, Robert, Maria Sapignoli, M. Main, and W. Babchuk. 2015. The politics and economics of community-based natural resource management in /Xai/Xai, Western Ngamiland, Botswana. African Study Monographs 36(4): 211–260.
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    Sapignoli, Maria. 2015. Dispossession in the age of humanity: human rights, citizenship, and indigeneity in the Central Kalahari. Anthropological Forum 25(3): 285–305.
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    Sapignoli, Maria. 2014. Mobility, land use, and leadership in small-scale and middle-range societies. Reviews in Anthropology 43(1): 35–78.
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    Sapignoli, Maria and Robert K. Hitchcock. 2013. Indigenous peoples in Southern Africa. The Round Table 102(4): 355–365.
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    Sapignoli, Maria and Robert K. Hitchcock. 2013. A chronology of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, update III: 2002-2011. Botswana Notes and Records 45: 16–27.
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    Sapignoli, Maria. 2012. Boundaries and bushmen: the Central Kalahari Game Reserve then and now. Anthropology News 53(2): 1–4.
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    Hitchcock, R., Maria Sapignoli, and W. Babchuk. 2011. What about our rights?: settlements, subsistence, and livelihood security among Central Kalahari San and Bakgalagadi. The International Journal of Human Rights 15(1): 62–88.

Book item (11)

  1. 10.
    Niezen, Ronald and Maria Sapignoli. 2017. Introduction. In: Ronald Niezen (ed.). Palaces of hope: the anthropology of global organizations. 1. ed. Cambridge; New York; Port Melbourne; Daryaganj; Singapore: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1–30.
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    Sapignoli, Maria. 2017. A kaleidoscopic institutional form: expertise and transformation in the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. In: Ronald Niezen and Maria Sapignoli (eds.). Palaces of hope: the anthropology of global organizations. 1. ed. Cambridge; New York; Port Melbourne; Daryaganj; Singapore: Cambridge University Press, pp. 78–105.
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    Sapignoli, Maria. 2017. Indigenità a Processo: il caso del Kalahari Centrale alla Corte Suprema del Botswana. In: Maria Sapignoli, Robert K. Hitchcock, and Gaetano Mangiameli (eds.). La questione indigena in Africa. Milano: Unicopli, pp. 117–148.
  4. 13.
    Sapignoli, Maria. 2017. Introduzione. In: Maria Sapignoli, Robert K. Hitchcock, and Gaetano Mangiameli (eds.). La questione indigena in Africa. Milano: Unicopli, pp. 7–34.
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    Hitchcock, Robert K. and Maria Sapignoli. 2016. Twenty-first-century hunting and gathering among western and central Kalahari San. In: Karen L. Kramer and Brian F. Codding (eds.). Why forage?: hunters and gatherers in the twenty-first century. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, pp. 89–112.
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    Sapignoli, Maria. 2016. Indigenous mobilization and activism: the San, the Botswana State, and the international community. In: Corinne Lennox and Damien Short (eds.). Handbook of indigenous peoples’ rights. New York: Routledge, pp. 268–281.
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    Hitchcock, R. and Maria Sapignoli. 2013. Estrategias San para la defensa de los derechos sobre tierras y recursos en Africa Meridional. In: Felipe Gómez Isa and Mikel Berraondo (eds.). Los derechos indígenas tras la declaración: el desafío de la implementación. Bilbao: Universidad de Deusto, pp. 365–388.
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    Sapignoli, Maria and R. Hitchcock. 2013. Development and dispossession: impacts of land reform in Botswana. In: Sandra J.T.M. Evers, Caroline Seagle, and Froukje Krijtenburg (eds.). Africa for sale?: positioning the state, land and society in foreign large-scale land acquisitions in Africa. Leiden: Brill, pp. 131–157.
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    Hitchcock, R. and Maria Sapignoli. 2012. The indigenous world. In: Richard Fardon, Olivia Harris, Trevor H.J. Marchand, Mark Nuttall, Cris Shore, Veronica Strang, and Richard A. Wilson (eds.). The Sage handbook of social anthropology 1. Los Angeles: SAGE, pp. 538–546.
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    Sapignoli, Maria. 2009. Indigeneity and the expert: negotiating identity in the case of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. In: Michael Freeman and David Napier (eds.). Law and anthropology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 247–268.
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    Sapignoli, Maria. 2005. Il quero un elemento di comunicazione. In: S. Venturoli (ed.). Appunti di campo: nuovi studi in omaggio a Laura Laurencich Minelli. Bologna: Quaderni del Dipartimento di Discipline Storiche, pp. 25–46.

Collected Edition (2)

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    Sapignoli, Maria and Ronald Niezen (eds.). 2017. Palaces of hope: the anthropology of global organizations. Cambridge Studies in Law and Society. Cambridge; New York; Port Melbourne; Daryaganj; Singapore: Cambridge University Press.
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    Sapignoli, Maria, R. K. Hitchcock, and G. Mangiameli (eds.). 2017. La questione indigena in Africa. Mailand: Unicopli.

Monograph (1)

  1. 23.
    Sapignoli, Maria. 2018. Hunting justice: displacement, law, and activism in the Kalahari. Cambridge Studies in Law and Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
 
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