Sullivan, Sian

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Name: Sian Sullivan

Affiliation: Bath Spa University

Contact details: Field of Culture and Environment, Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St. Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN, UK

Statement of interest: I am interested in Cultural landscapes and culturenature ontologies; neoliberal biodiversity conservation and socio-cultural impacts of conservation landscapes; the financialisation of nature, including conservation banking and biodiversity offsetting; Political Ecology; KhoeSan ethnography; Constructions of value. Ongoing research projects: Future Pasts: Sustainabilities and Cultural Landscapes in West Namibia – funded primarily through the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Care for the Future theme (ref. AH/K005871/2). The Leverhulme Centre for the Study of Value ( – dedicated to understanding how new and competing ways of valuing social and environmental harm and care present both challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing world.

Geographical/topical area of interest: Namibia, UK/Europe, global,