Events & News

June 17 2020

Master/PhD Opportunity: Mining & Indigenous Livelihoods

Charles Darwin University in the Northern Territory of Australia is seeking an enthusiastic current or future student who is passionate about exploring the relationships between mining (excluding hydraulic fracking) and Indigenous livelihoods.

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April 21 2020

First MinErAL Webinars

Several members of the MinErAL network will present their research in webinars this summer. Mark your calendars!

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April 14 2020

New dates for the conference Mining the Connections

Three weeks ago, we announced the postponement of the international conference Mining the Connections to the spring of 2021. We are pleased to confirm today the new dates for the conference.

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April 06 2020

MinErAL newsletter (spring 2020)

You can read the newsletter!

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Featured Projects


Interactions between International Trade and Investments Law and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in mining projects

Trade and investment agreements are key elements of mining projects. In particular, decision to invest in a mining project depends on the existing legal protection provided by bilateral or...

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Realising Indigenous Rights: Effective Implementation of Agreements

Negotiated agreements now constitute a critical component of almost all encounters between Indigenous peoples and the extractive industry in Australia and Canada, and are rapidly becoming more...

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Indigenous employment in nickel mining: A global perspective on Indigenous job access and labour practices in Canada and New Caledonia

Recent research in the MinErAl network has investigated the implications of mining development for Indigenous livelihoods by examining the relationship between Indigenous employment and industrial...

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