In October, George Iordăchescu is giving papers at two online conferences, presenting is latest research on the intersections between the illegal timber trade, organised crime and cyberactivism in Romania.
On 29th October, George will present a paper at the first FLARE Twitter Conference, titled ‘Caring for the forests during the Covid19 pandemic: Forest livelihoods and the limits of cyberactivism in Romania’.
Read the Abstract Iordachescu_FLARE-abstract
FLARE (Forest & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research and Engagement) is a community of researchers, environmental and social NGOs and development agencies that aims to advance the state of knowledge regarding forest-based livelihoods.
Anthropology of Crime and Criminalisation
George also recently presented his work at the Anthropology of Crime and Criminalisation workshop organised by the University of Bologna, which took place on 7-9th October. His paper was titled ‘Is illegal logging and timber trade an organised crime in the European Union? You can download his presentation slides here.