Pablo Ampuero Ruiz

Pablo is a social anthropologist and historian. He holds a PhD from the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle/Saale and the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in Germany. Within the ‘Worlds of Lithium’ project, he focuses on the economic and sociotechnological transformations around the lithium battery industry in China. Besides his current work on lithium batteries, his research has explored diverse aspects of Chinese society and Sino-Latin American Relations, and he has taught and researched in several South American, Chinese and European institutions. Pablo is also a photo-documentalist, with part of his work published by the National Geographic, and hosts the Spanish-language podcast ‘Todo Bajo el Cielo’.