Virginie Tallio
Virginie Tallio Ph.D is a Research fellow at the Makerere Institute for Social Research-Makerere University (Uganda). Anthropologist by training her main research interest revolves around oil. Her first entry point explores its symbolism and its weight into national identity construction. The second one interrogates the links between oil and development more specifically within the realm of CSR policies. Another of her research interests concerns refugees and the different strategies they develop to deal with external and institutional categorizations. She has worked on Africa especially in Angola and Uganda.