Faculty II - Informatics, Economy and Law
Department Economy and Law
Institut for business administration and business education
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Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118
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VALUEWORKS – Effects of Financialization Alongside the Copper Supply Chain
The transdisciplinary project examines the effects of financialization of commodity trading on people`s local living environment by the example of the copper supply chain from the mines in Sambia, the harbors in South Africa, the emporia in Switzerland to the producers in China. The field research takes place in Africa, Europe and Asia. The main focus lies on ethnological analyses, which are extended by both sociological, geographical and economical scientific perspectives and insights of real-world participants like various NGOs. A detailed project description can he found here.
Project management: Dr. des Rita Kesselring, Ethnologisches Seminar, Universität Basel
Associated project member: Prof. Dr. Christian Busse.