A historical geographer whose recent research touches on questions of waste, modernity and breathing in the Upper Amazon and beyond, among other relevant topics.
Jaime Moreno-Tejada is a historical geographer, currently based in China, where he teaches world regional geography. Jaime has a PhD from King’s College London and has published peer-reviewed essays and edited collections on Latin America, Asia, and critical theory. His recent research touches on questions of waste, modernity and breathing in the Upper Amazon and beyond, among other relevant topics.
Jaime is involved in several collective projects and is always open to collaborate with like-minded scholars.
Recent relevant publications include A Method for the New Materialism (Nature and Culture, December 2017), and an editorial introduction to a Special Collection, Dirty Places, Geographies of Waste (Worldwide Waste: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2020). This is an ongoing collective project that explores the possible meanings of dirt and waste in relation to space, and across different world regions.