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Renzo Duin

email: renzo [dot] duinatanthro [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk

Renzo Duin received his PhD in Anthropology from the University of Florida (2009), and has held teaching and research positions at the University of Florida (USA), Leiden University (Netherlands), and Oxford University (UK). Since 1996 he has conducted research in French Guiana and Suriname, in particular on the history of the indigenous peoples of the Upper Maroni Basin. He is comfortable in English, French, and Dutch, and reads German, Portuguese and Spanish. He has served as a mediator between indigenous Wayana people (in both Suriname and French Guiana) and the French legal system on several occasions.

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