Dr. Sébastien Boillat


Gruppe für Arbeit und sozial-ökologische Transitionen

+41 31 631 52 67
Universität Bern
Geographisches Institut
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Aktuelle Lehraufträge:

  • Regionalgeographie (Südamerika), with Prof. Stephan Rist and Prof. Chinwe Ifejika Speranza
  • Challenges in Geography (Part on cluster “Governing Telecoupled Resource Systems for Environmental Justice) with Prof. Jean-David Gerber
  • Sustainable Land Management and Land Systems (part on Sustainable Management of Protected Areas), with Prof. Chinwe Ifejika Speranza
Number of items: 33.

Journal Article

Bottazzi, Patrick; Boillat, Sébastien; Marfurt, Franziska; Mbossé Seck, Sokhna (2020). Channels of Labour Control in Organic Farming: Toward a Just Agroecological Transition for Sub-Saharan Africa. Land, 9(6), p. 205. MDPI 10.3390/LAND9060205

Boillat, Sébastien; Bottazzi, Patrick (2020). Agroecology as a pathway to resilience justice: peasant movements and collective action in the Niayes coastal region of Senegal. International journal of sustainable development & world ecology, 27(7), pp. 662-677. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/13504509.2020.1758972

Boillat, Sébastien; Martin, Adrian; Adams, Timothy; Daniel, Desiree; Llopis, Jorge; Zepharovich, Elena; Oberlack, Christoph; Sonderegger, Gabi; Bottazzi, Patrick; Corbera, Esteve; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Pascual, Unai (2020). Why telecoupling research needs to account for environmental justice. Journal of land use science, 15(1), pp. 1-10. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/1747423X.2020.1737257

Ramutsindela, Maano; Guyot, Sylvain; Boillat, Sébastien; Giraut, Frédéric; Bottazzi, Patrick (2020). The Geopolitics of Protected Areas. Geopolitics, 25(1), pp. 240-266. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/14650045.2019.1690413

Boillat, Sébastien; Jew, Eleanor K.K.; Steward, Peter R.; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Whitfield, Stephen; Mkwambisi, David; Kiteme, Boniface; Wambugu, Grace; Burdekin, Oliver J.; Dougill, Andrew J. (2019). Can smallholder farmers buffer rainfall variability through conservation agriculture? On-farm practices and maize yields in Kenya and Malawi. Environmental Research Letters, 14(11), p. 115007. IOP Publishing 10.1088/1748-9326/ab45ad

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Adenle, Ademola Andrew; Boillat, Sébastien (2019). Land Degradation Neutrality - Potentials for its operationalisation at multi-levels in Nigeria. Environmental science & policy, 94, pp. 63-71. Elsevier 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.12.018

Boillat, Sébastien; Gerber, Jean-David; Oberlack, Christoph; Zähringer, Julie Gwendolin; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Rist, Stephan (2018). Distant Interactions, Power, and Environmental Justice in Protected Area Governance: A Telecoupling Perspective. Sustainability, 10(11), p. 3954. MDPI 10.3390/su10113954

Oberlack, Christoph; Boillat, Sébastien; Brönnimann, Stefan; Gerber, Jean-David; Heinimann, Andreas; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Messerli, Peter; Rist, Stephan; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2018). Polycentric governance in telecoupled resource systems. Ecology and Society, 23(1) Resilience Alliance Publications 10.5751/ES-09902-230116

Bottazzi, Patrick; Winkler, Mirko; Boillat, Sébastien; Diagne, Abdoulaye; Maman Chabi Sika, Mashoudou; Kpangon, Arsène; Faye, Salimata; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2018). Measuring Subjective Flood Resilience in Suburban Dakar: A Before–After Evaluation of the “Live with Water” Project. Sustainability, 10(7), p. 2135. MDPI 10.3390/su10072135

Boillat, Sébastien; Scarpa, Fabiano M; Robson, James P; Gasparri, Ignácio; Aide, T Mitchell; Aguiar, Ana Paula Dutra; Anderson, Liana O; Batistella, Mateus; Fonseca, Marisa Gesteira; Futemma, Célia; Grau, H Ricardo; Mathez-Stiefel, Sarah-Lan; Metzger, Jean Paul; Ometto Balbaud, Jean Pierre Henry; Pedlowski, Marcos Antonio; Perz, Stephen G; Robiglio, Valentina; Soler, Luciana; Vieira, Ima and Brondizio, Eduardo S (2017). Land system science in Latin America: challenges and perspectives. Current opinion in environmental sustainability, 26-27, pp. 37-46. Elsevier 10.1016/j.cosust.2017.01.015

Boillat, Sébastien; Dao, Hy; Bottazzi, Patrick; Sandoval, Yuri; Luna, Abraham; Thongmanivong, Sithong; Lerch, Louca; Bastide, Joan; Heinimann, Andreas; Giraut, Frédéric (2015). Integrating Forest Cover Change with Census Data: Drivers and Contexts from Bolivia and the Lao PDR. Land, 4(1), pp. 45-82. MDPI 10.3390/land4010045

Boillat, Sébastien; Stich, Corinna; Bastide, Joan; Epprecht, Michael; Thongmanivong, Sithong; Heinimann, Andreas (2015). Do relocated villages experience more forest cover change? Resettlements, shifting cultivation and forests in the Lao PDR. Environments, 2(2), pp. 250-279. MDPI AG 10.3390/environments2020250

Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, Elvira; Rist, Stephan; Berkes, Fikret (2013). The Importance of Place Names in the Search for Ecosystem-Like Concepts in Indigenous Societies: An Example from the Bolivian Andes. Environmental management, 51(3), pp. 663-678. New York, N.Y.: Springer 10.1007/s00267-012-9969-4

Boillat, Sébastien; Mathez-Stiefel, Sarah-Lan; Rist, Stephan (2013). Linking local knowledge, conservation practices and ecosystem diversity: comparing two communities in the Tunari National Park (Bolivia). Ethnobiology and Conservation, 2(8), pp. 1-28. Universidade Estadual da Paraiba * Editora (EDUEP)

Boillat, Sébastien; Berkes, Fikret (2013). Perception and Interpretation of Climate Change among Quechua Farmers of Bolivia: Indigenous Knowledge as a Resource for Adaptive Capacity. Ecology and Society, 18(4) Resilience Alliance Publications 10.5751/es-05894-180421

Boillat, Sébastien; Gerber, Julien-François; Funes-Monzote, Fernando R. (2012). What economic democracy for degrowth? Some comments on the contribution of socialist models and Cuban agroecology. Futures, 44(6), pp. 600-607. Elsevier 10.1016/j.futures.2012.03.021

Pohl, Christian; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, Patricia; Gurung, Ghana S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, Elvira; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Researchers' roles in knowledge co-production: experience from sustainability research in Kenya, Switzerland, Bolivia and Nepal. Science and public policy, 37(4), pp. 267-281. Oxford: Beech Tree Publishing 10.3152/030234210X496628

Newspaper or Magazine Article

Boillat, Sébastien (24 September 2018). Brésil: le combat pour la survie des peuples indigènes. Le regard d’un chercheur suisse au Congrès international d’ethnobiologie. Domaine Public(2219), pp. 5-8.

Book Section

Boillat, Sébastien (2020). Decolonizing ecological knowledge: transdisciplinary ecology, place making and cognitive justice in the Andes. In: Sarmiento, Fausto O.; Frolich, Larry M. (eds.) The Elgar Companion to Geography, Transdisciplinarity and Sustainability (pp. 307-319). Edward Elgar Publishing 10.4337/9781786430106.00028

Boillat, Sébastien (2018). Le rôle de la microtoponymie dans la reconnaissance des savoirs autochtones en gestion territoriale rurale. Enjeux et défis. In: Pomade, Adélie (ed.) Hommes-milieux - Vers un croisement des savoirs pour une méthodologie de l'interdisciplinarité (pp. 43-59). Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Wüthrich, Tamara; Rüegg, Simon; Zinsstag, Jakob; Keune, Hans; Boillat, Sébastien; Blake, Lauren; Thieme, Susan; Degeling, Chris; Rist, Stephan (2018). Evaluating the contributions of One Health initiatives to social sustainability. In: Rüegg, Simon R.; Häsler, Barbara; Zinsstag, Jakob (eds.) Integrated approaches to health. A handbook for the evaluation of One Health (pp. 86-125). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers

Rist, Stephan; Boillat, Sébastien; Gerritsen, Peter RW; Schneider, Flurina; Mathez-Stiefel, Sarah-Lan; Tapia, Nelson (2011). Endogenous knowledge: Implications for sustainable development. In: Wiesman, Urs Martin; Hurni, Hans (eds.) Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South: Vol. 6 (pp. 119-146). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Boillat, Sébastien; Alca, Castillo Jamil; Álvarez, Alex; Bottazzi, Patrick; Ponce Camacho, Dora; Serrano, Elvira; Biffi, Valeria; Mathez-Stiefel, Sarah-Lan; Larsen, Peter Bille; Rist, Stephan (2010). Protected Areas and Indigenous Peoples in Bolivia and Peru: Dilemmas, Conflicts, and Ways Out. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs (eds.) Global Change and Sustainable Development: A Synthesis of Regional Experiences from Research Partnerships. Perspectives / NCCR North-South: Vol. 5 (pp. 501-515). Bern, Schweiz: Geographica Bernensia

Boillat, Sébastien; Rist, Stephan; Serrano, Elvira; Ponce, Dora; Delgadillo, Jaime (2008). Struggling "Ontological Communities": The Transformation of Conservationists' and Peasants' Discourses in the Tunari National Park, Bolivia. In: Galvin, Marc; Haller, Tobias (eds.) People, Protected Areas and Global Change: Participatory Conservation in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South (pp. 37-80). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Mathez-Stiefel, Sarah-Lan; Boillat, Sébastien; Rist, Stephan (2007). Promoting the Diversity of Worldviews. In: Haverkort, Bertus; Rist, Stephan (eds.) Endogenous Development and Bio-cultural Diversity (pp. 67-81). Leusden, Netherlands: Compas/ETC

Serrano, Elvira; Boillat, Sébastien; Rist, Stephan (2005). Incorporating Gender in Research on Indigenous Environmental Knowledge in the Tunari National Park in the Bolivian Andes. In: Premchander, Smita; Müller, Christine (eds.) Gender and sustainable development: Case studies from NCCR North-South. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 2 (pp. 305-327). Bern, Switzerland: NCCR North-South


Boillat, Sébastien (2014). Protective mountains, angry lakes and shifting fields: Traditional ecological knowledge and ecosystem diversity in the Bolivian Andes. Scholars' Press


Boillat, Sébastien; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2019). IPBES Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Chapter 3. Assessing progress towards meeting major international objectives related to nature and nature’s contributions to people Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, Elvira; Alca, Jamil (2013). Making co-management work in protected areas with indigenous peoples in Bolivia and Peru (Evidence for Policy Series, regional edition South America 5). La Paz: NCCR North-South

Pohl, C.; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, P.; Gurung, G.S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, B.; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, E.; Hirsch-Hadorn, G.; Wiesmann, Urs (2012). Roles de los investigadores en la coproducción de conocimiento: Experiencias de la investigación sobre sostenibilidad en Kenia, Suiza, Bolivia y Nepal (NCCR North-South Dialogue 41). Bern: CDE / NCCR North-South

Conference or Workshop Item

Oberlack, Christoph; Boillat, Sébastien; Brönnimann, Stefan; Gerber, Jean-David; Giger, Markus; Heinimann, Andreas; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Mann, Stefan; Messerli, Peter; Rist, Stephan; Wiesmann, Urs (2017). Polycentric governance in telecoupled resource systems: Is the tragedy of the grabbed commons unavoidable? (Unpublished). In: XVI. Global Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons. Utrecht, Netherlands. 10-14 July 2017.

Pohl, Christian; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, Patricia; Gurung, Ghana S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface P.; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, Elvira; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Wiesmann, Urs (2008). The Roles of Researchers in Co-producing Knowledge. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008). Pre-conference Proceedings University of Bern, Switzerland, 2-4 July 2008. NCCR North-South Dialogue: Vol. 21 (p. 79). Bern: CDE / NCCR North-South


Boillat, Sébastien (24 April 2019). Just conservation in a globalized world: a telecoupling perspective.

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