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Frank Matose

University of Cape Town

Frank Matose


Frank Matose is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Environmental Humanities South Centre at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

His research interests are in the political economy of conservation and commons in Africa.

He just published an edited volume titled The Violence of Conservation in Africa with Maano Ramutsindela and Tafadzwa Mushonga (2022). He is currently finalising a monograph titled Politics of Chronic.

He is currently working on the Living Landscapes Project as a core team member.