Dr Phia Steyn

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History University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Phia Steyn

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About me

About me

Education

Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
The Open University

Ph.D. (History). Thesis title: Oil politics in Ecuador and Nigeria: a perspective from environmental history on the struggles between ethnic minority groups, multinational oil companies and national governments
University of the Free State

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Promoter: Prof. André Wessels

Master of Arts (History). Dissertation title: Environmentalism in South Africa, 1972-1992: an historical perspective
University of the Free State

Supervisor: Prof. André Wessels

Bachelor of Arts Honours (History)
University of the Free State

Bachelor of Arts
University of the Free State

Diploma in Fashion Design
Joeline Fashion Academy


Research (1)

Projects

Colonial Intellectual Networks and the Local Treatment of Rinderpest in the Orange Free State Republic
PI: Dr Phia Steyn
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Outputs (16)

Outputs

Book Chapter

Steyn P (2022) African environmental movements [Africans saving Africa themselves]. In: Grasso M & Giugni M (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Movements. Routledge International Handbooks. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 109-122. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780367855680-9

Book Chapter

Steyn P (2014) Oil, ethnic minority groups and environmental struggles against multinational oil companies and the Federal Government in the Nigerian Niger Delta since the 1990s. In: Armiero M & Sedrez L (eds.) A history of environmentalism: local struggles, global histories. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 57-81. http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/a-history-of-environmentalism-9781441137890/

Book Chapter

Steyn P (2011) Changing times, changing palates: the dietary impacts of Basuto adaptation to new rulers, crops, and markets, 1830s-1966. In: Folke AC, Brimnes N, Jensen N & Oslund K (eds.) Cultivating the colonies: colonial states and their environmental legacies. Research in International Studies, Global and Comparative Studies Series, 12. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, pp. 214-236. http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/Cultivating+the+Colonies

Book Review

Steyn P (2011) Of Horses, Humans and Society in South Africa. Review of: Riding High: Horses, Humans and History in South Africa. By Sandra Swart. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2010. Pp. xiv+344. (ISBN 978-1-86814-514-0).. Journal of African History, 52 (2), pp. 263-264. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021853711000351

Book Review

Steyn P (2011) Urban Climate Change Crossroads. Review of: Urban Climate Change Crossroads. Richard Plunz and Maria Paola Sutto (eds.), Farnham: Ashgate, 2010. xi + 172pp. ISBN 978-0-7546-7999-8. Urban History, 38, pp. 206-207. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963926811000356

Book Chapter

Steyn P (2009) Shell-BP and the Nigerian Civil War. In: Falola T & Childs MD (eds.) The Changing Worlds of Atlantic Africa: Essays in Honor of Robin Law. Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press, pp. 425-443. http://www.cap-press.com/isbn/9781594605949

Book Chapter

Steyn P (2007) Conflicts in Africa. In: Fouskas VK (ed.) The Politics of Conflict: A Survey. Europa Politics of ... series. London and New York: Taylor & Francis (Routledge), pp. 44-58. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781857434057/

Book Chapter

Steyn P (2006) Shell International, the Ogoni People and Environmental Injustice in the Niger Delta, Nigeria: The Challenge of Securing Environmental Justice in an Oil-based Economy. In: Hood WS, Rosier PC & Goodall H (eds.) Echoes from the Poisoned Well: Global Memories of Environmental Injustice. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, pp. 371-388. http://books.google.co.uk/books/about/Echoes_from_the_Poisoned_Well.html?id=1NTQ6B-4YO8C&redir_esc=y

Book Review

Steyn P (2004) African Environmental History. Review of: Social History and African Environments, William Beinart and JoAnn McGregor (eds) (Oxford, James Currey, 2003), xii275 pp., ISBN 0 85255 950 X.. Journal of Southern African Studies, 30 (4), pp. 904-906. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/0305707042000313086