On 3 February 2023, THESys researcher Anna Frohn Pedersen has successfully defended her doctoral thesis “In the Search for Gold: Hope, Power and Precarity in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining”.


Anna’s doctoral project explored the global-local entanglements within the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector of Tanzania, and how these connections enable, disturb and disrupt flows of information, capital and materials. Find out more about her research here

Anna will now work as a postdoctoral researcher in multimodal anthropology at Aarhus University.