CEDLA Fellow

Annelou Ypeij - CEDLA Fellow

Dr Annelou Ypeij

Annelou Ypeij is a feminist anthropologist and Peru is her regional expertise. She has an extensive fieldwork experience, both in Peru and the Netherlands where she worked earlier in her career. Her research themes are social inequalities at the crossroads of gender, poverty/social mobility and ethnicity. She currently works on constructions of motherhood in the context of the Peruvian family planning program (1996-2000) and the forced sterilizations that were the result of it. Also, she studies tourism development in the Cusco-Machu Picchu region known as the Sacred Valley, for which she studies local initiatives and communities. When the pandemic permits it, she intends to travel to Pisac to continue with her fieldwork on the rise of spiritual tourism.

She was a Cedla staff member between 2003-2020. Since her retirement of August 1, 2020, she is a Cedla fellow. She is an active member of the AAA (American Anthropological Association) and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology.

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RESEARCH THEME: ANTHROPOLOGY

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
 

2021

Ypeij, A., Schutjens, V., Nijenhuis, G. and Zijderveld, E. (2021). Reflective Interventions, Enhancing Students Learning from Intercultural experiences Abroad. In: Erin A. Miculec, Samantja Potempa and Kara Pike Inman (eds.) Education Abroad: Learning Environments in a Global Context. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
 

2016

Ypeij, A., Frerks, G. and König, R. (eds.). Gender and Conflict: Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic Practices. New York & London: Routledge.

2012

Ypeij, A. (2012). At the Intersection of Gender and Ethnic Identities in the Cusco-Machu Picchu Region in Peru: Sacámefotos, Tour Guides and Women Weavers. Special issue, Latin American Perspectives, 30(6): 17-35.

 

Ypeij, A. and Wilson, T. (eds.). Tourism, Gender, Ethnicity and Sexuality. Special issue, Latin American Perspectives, 30(60): 1-115.

2009

Ypeij, A. (2009). Single Motherhood and Poverty. The Case of the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Aksant.

Ypeij, A. and Baud, M. (eds.).Cultural Tourism in Latin America. The Politics of Space and Imagery. Leiden & Boston: Brill

 

2007

Ypeij, A. & Zorn, E. (2007). Taquile: A Peruvian Tourist Island Struggling for Control. European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 82(April): 119-128.

 

Ypeij, A. & Vargas Lundius, R. (2007). Polishing the Stone: A Journey through the Promotion of Gender Equality in Developments Projects. Rome: IFAD, Amsterdam: CEDLA.

 

2006

Ypeij, A. (2006). Produciendo contra la pobreza: la microempresa vista desde el género. Lima: IEP.

 

Ypeij, A. & Zoomers, A. (2006). La ruta Andina. Turismo y desarrollo sostenible en Perú y Bolivia. Quito: Abya Yala, Cuzco: CBC, Amsterdam: Cedla, Lima: IEP.