PhD Researcher in International History and Politics

Lukas Becker is a PhD candidate at the International History and Politics Department at the Graduate Institute in Geneva.

He holds a Master of Arts in History from the University of Zurich. For is M.A. thesis, he looked at the role of the archives of social movements in the armed conflict in Barrancabermeja, Colombia in the 1990s and early 2000s.

His PhD thesis, focusing on the role of social movements in the Colombian oil industry, is part of the SNF Eccellenza Project “AnthropoSouth: Latin American Oil Revolutions in the Development Century” at the Centre for International Environmental Studies.