Stefan Dorondel is an anthropologist interested in postsocialist land tenure systems and in land use change. He holds a PhD in History and Ethnology from the Lucian Blaga University Romania and a PhD in Agrarian Studies from Humboldt University Berlin. He was a visiting fellow at the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale University (2005) and holds a postdoctoral position at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Halle. Currently he works at the Francisc I. Rainer Institute of Anthropology Bucharest. His recent research is on the dramatic changes of the rural socialist landscape driven by the postsocialist political and economic changes. Massive deforestation, land fragmentation, transformations of pasture into build up area are only few of the changes the postsocialist rural areas went through.
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