Researcher: Juan Antonio Acacio

Information about Researcher Juan Antonio Acacio


First nameJuan Antonio
Last nameAcacio
Academic titleDr in Social Science
OrganisationUniversity of La Plata / CONICET
Thematic area/fieldHS – Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences / HS6 Human nature and human society
Key wordsenergy; transitions; fracking; climate change; Latin America


Short summary of activities and expertiseI work as a CONICET doctoral fellow, with a place of work at the IdIHCS/FaHCE/UNLP-CONICET, with a work project on conflict, territory and environment regarding the exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons in Vaca Muerta in the province of Neuquén. Teaching at the Department of Sociology (FaHCE/UNLP). I am a member of the Group of Critical and Interdisciplinary Studies on Energy Problems (GECIPE) coordinated by Maristella Svampa and Pablo Bertinat.
Relevant publications and/or research/innovation productsAcacio, J. (2021). “Extractivismo e hidrocarburos no convencionales: el avance del fracking en el área natural protegida de Auca Mahuida (Neuquén, Argentina)” (Extractivism and unconventional hydrocarbons: The advance of fracking in the protected natural area of Auca Mahuida [Neuquén, Argentina]). Debates En Sociología, n°53, p. 1–36. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. ISSN: 0254-9220. Acacio, J. and Wyczykier, G. (2021). “Territorios en conflicto: resistencia mapuche contra el fracking en Vaca Muerta” (Territories in conflict: Mapuche resistance against fracking in Vaca Muerta). Anales de Antropología, vol. 55 n°2, p. 180–189. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. E-ISSN 2448-6221. Acacio, J. and Wyczykier, G. (2020). “Controversias ambientales y producción de energía extrema en Vaca Muerta: apuntes para el debate” (Environmental controversies and extreme energy production in Vaca Muerta: Notes for the debate). Política Y Sociedad, 57(3), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, España. E-ISSN 1988-3129. Acacio, J. and Svampa, F. (2017). “Hidrocarburos no convencionales y fracking: Estado, empresas y tensiones territoriales en la Patagonia Argentina.” (Unconventional hydrocarbons and fracking: State, companies and territorial tensions in Argentine Patagonia). Cuestiones de Sociología, (17), e038, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. ISSN 2346-8904.
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Preferred Host Institution type Public, Private, Academic, Research centre, Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
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Email acaciojuan89@gmail.com
Phone number+54280154206722