Guest researchers
Guest researches who have visited Fate of Nations

Grazia Sciacchitano

University of St Andrews

Sciacchitano is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of St Andrews, working on the ERC-funded project 'Dictatorship as experience: a comparative history of everyday life and the 'lived experience' of dictatorship in Mediterranean Europe (1922-1975)'. In September and October 2019, she will be a guest researcher at the NTNU to take part in the current investigations about the development of mineral regulation in Southern Europe."

Robrecht Declercq

Ghent University

Robrecht Declercq is a postdoctoral researcher based at Ghent University, working on the activities and practices of the copper mining industry in developing mining frontiers in central Africa and South America (1900-1960). The aim of his stay at the fate of nations research group is to launch a new book project on the global history of copper, together with Hans-Otto Froland and Duncan Money

Duncan Money

University of the Free State

Duncan Money is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the International Studies Group, University of the Free State. He is a historian of central and southern Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with a focus on the history of the mining industry. He joined the Fate of Nations project as a guest researcher in August 2019 to develop a new book project on a global history of copper with Hans Otto Froland and Robrecht Declercq.

Institutional profile

Lucas Lixinski

University of New South Wales

Lucas Lixinski is an Associate Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney (Australia), specializing in public international law, human rights law, and cultural heritage law. During his stay in Trondheim, Lixinski worked on a project on the international legal history of the principle of Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources, and this principle's relationship with regionalism in the Americas, collective security, international trade, and global commons (with Mats Ingulstad).

Pablo Del Hierro

University of Maastricht


Tyler Priest

University of Iowa


Jan Otmar Hesse

University of Bayreuth


Martin Shanahan

University of South Australia