Dr. Nikkie Wiegink

Sjoerd Groenmangebouw
Padualaan 14
Kamer A1.34
3584 CH Utrecht

Dr. Nikkie Wiegink

Universitair hoofddocent
Culturele Antropologie
030 253 1952

Nikkie Wiegink is working at the Department of Cultural Anthropology as associate professor. Her most recent research project focuses on corporate sovereignty, resource extraction, and resettlement, for which she conducted research in Mozambique. 

She is the author of the book Former Guerrillas in Mozambique (University of Pennsylvania Press), based on ethnographic fieldwork among former Renamo combatants. She has published on (former) armed group dynamics, Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration, war veterans, witchcraft, and citizenship. 

Previously she worked as a consultant on disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration and small arms control in Sudan for the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) (2014-2015).

Interests (in alphabethical order)

Anthropology, armed groups, corporate power, disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) of combatants, energy transitions, infrastructure, Mozambique, resource extraction, sovereignty, sustainability, war and post war dynamics,