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Gediminas Lesutis

Marie Curie Fellow, University of Amsterdam

Gediminas Lesutis is a Marie Curie Fellow at University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His research is in the areas of political geography and global political economy, particularly in regard to everyday life, subjectivity, extractivism, mega-infrastructures, bio- and necro-political power, and the politics of development across South and East Africa. Gediminas has published peer-reviewed research articles in African Affairs, Geoforum, Political Geography, Urban Geography, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Annals of the American Association of Geographers, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, and others. His first monograph, The Politics of Precarity: Spaces of Extactivisim, Violence, and Suffering, was published with Routledge Interventions in 2022. Before joining University of Amsterdam, Gediminas was a Research Associate at University of Cambridge and a Research Fellow at Darwin College, the United Kingdom.


  • 2018–2022
    Postdoctoral research associate, University of Cambridge


  • 2018 
    University of Manchester, PhD Politics