Dr. D. (Dik) Roth
Associate Professor


MA Social Anthropology and development sociology, University of Amsterdam. PhD Social Sciences, Wageningen University. Regional focus: South Asia / Southeast Asia / Netherlands. Teaching: anthropology of law and policy, legal plurality, property rights and justice, natural resources, resource conflicts, resources management and governance.


  • Development Sociology
  • Law
  • Nature Management
  • Politics
  • Sociology
  • Water Management
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology of development
  • Asia
  • Land policy
  • Law
  • Legal systems
  • Livelihoods
  • Nature management
  • Policy processes
  • Policy research
  • Water
  • Water rights


  • Controlling the Water. Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal
    Dik Roth and Linden Vincent (eds. and co-authors) (2013)
    New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013
  • Moving out or living on a mound? Jointly planning a Dutch flood adaptation project.
    Roth, Dik and Madelinde Winnubst (2014)
    Land Use Policy 41: 233-245
  • Environmental sustainability and legal plurality in irrigation: the Balinese subak
    Roth, Dik (2014)
    Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

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