Celia Murias

Murias Morcillo, Celia


Research Area: Political economy of natural resources

Research Interests: Great Lakes · human rights · natural resources · political ecology · political economy · social movements · Uganda


Bachelor in Communication Sciences, and Master in International Relations and African Studies by the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), Celia has worked within the field of development cooperation in Sub-Saharan Africa and as a researcher on food sovereignity and the phenomenon of land grabbing.

Her current reserach revolves around the social and political changes in Uganda facing the growing presence of natural resources extraction (oil & gas), as well as its Human Rights dimension.

Research interests: political economy & political ecology; natural resources extraction; human rights; transnational business; social movements.

Country/Regional specialisation: Uganda, Great Lakes