Photographer: Luisa Machacón

dr. ir. C.J. (Christien) Klaufus

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Visiting address
    Roetersstraat 33  Room number: 103
  • Postal address:
    Roetersstraat  33
    1018 WB  Amsterdam
    T: 0205253249



  • Klaufus, C., van Lindert, P., van Noorloos, F., & Steel, G. (2017). All-Inclusiveness versus Exclusion: Urban Project Development in Latin America and Africa. Sustainability, 9(11), [2038]. DOI: 10.3390/su9112038  [details] 
  • Steel, G., van Noorloos, F., & Klaufus, C. (2017). The urban land debate in the global South: New avenues for research. Geoforum, 83, 133-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2017.03.006  [details] 


  • Klaufus, C. (2016). Deathscape politics in Colombian metropolises: Conservation, grave recycling and the position of the bereaved. Urban Studies, 53(12), 2453-2468. DOI: 10.1177/0042098015593012  [details] 
  • Klaufus, C. (2016). 'The dead are killing the living': Spatial justice, funerary services, and cemetery land use in urban Colombia. Habitat International, 54(1), 74-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2015.11.032  [details] 



  • Jaffe, R., Klaufus, C., & Colombijn, F. (2012). Mobilities and mobilizations of the urban poor. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 36(4), 643-654. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2427.2012.01119.x  [details] 
  • Spronk, R., & Klaufus, C. (2012). Introduction: Taste. Etnofoor, 24(2), 7-11. [details] 


  • Klaufus, C. J. The Cosmopolitan Necropolis: Conviviality in Today’s Cities of the Dead


  • Klaufus, C. (2016). [Review of: S.L. Lopez (2015) The remittance landscape: Spaces of migration in rural Mexico and urban USA]. Revista Europea de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe, 102, 121-123. DOI: 10.18352/erlacs.10184  [details] 
  • Klaufus, C. (2016). Arquitectura de remesas: 'Demonstration effect' in Latin American popular architecture. In M. Lozanovska (Ed.), Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration (pp. 99-114). (Architext). London: Routledge. [details] 
  • Klaufus, C., & van Lindert, P. (2016). Inleiding. In C. Klaufus, & P. van Lindert (Eds.), Latijns-Amerika: een regio in beweging (pp. 7-14). Volendam: LM Publishers. [details] 
  • Klaufus, C., Nijenhuis, G., & Ouweneel, A. (2016). Latijns-Amerika in beweging. In C. Klaufus, & P. van Lindert (Eds.), Latijns-Amerika: een regio in beweging (pp. 169-186). Volendam: LM Publishers. [details] 


  • Klaufus, C., & Ouweneel, A. (Eds.) (2015). Housing and Belonging in Latin America. (Latin American studies; Vol. 105). New York: Berghahn. [details] 


  • Klaufus, C. J. (2017). De paradox van kosmopolitisch Cuenca. Geografie, 26(6), 10-13.
  • Klaufus, C. (2017). Informal House Design in the 21st century: Cholo and Remittances Architecture. In F. Hernández, & A. Becerra (Eds.), Marginal urbanisms: Informal and formal development in cities of Latin America (pp. 82-101). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. [details] 


  • Klaufus, C. (Author). (2016). Deathscapes in Metropolitan Colombia. Web publication/site, Panoramas. [details] 


  • Klaufus, C. (2015). Displacing the Dead, Disregarding the Living: Public Space and Cemetery Planning in Bogotá, Colombia. Progressive Planning, 204, 27-29.


  • Klaufus, C. (2017). UvA FGw Aspasia grant.
  • Klaufus, C. & Pfeffer, K. (2016). Centre for Urban Studies Seed Grant.

Scientific position

  • Klaufus, C. (2016-2017). Prince Bernhard Fellowships Foundation of Latin American Studies.
  • Klaufus, C. (2016). LANDac Netherlands Land Academy.
  • Klaufus, C. (2016-). Urban Studies.

Media appearance

  • Klaufus, C. & Kalkman, P. (24-05-2018). Deathscapes in Latin American Metropolises [Web] podcast. Deathscapes in Latin American Metropolises.

Journal editor

  • Klaufus, C. (editor) (2014-2017). Revista Europea de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe (Journal).

Talk / presentation

  • Klaufus, C. (invited speaker) (5-7-2018). Public Space in the Grab-Development Paradox, Land Governance for Development, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Klaufus, C. (invited speaker) (25-6-2018). Constructions of Eternity in Latin American Deathscapes, Institut für Etnologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.
  • Klaufus, C. (invited speaker) (7-3-2018). Self-provided housing in The Netherlands and Latin America, Housing self-provision and comparative urbanism, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Klaufus, C. (invited speaker) (27-2-2018). Lima Global City, KNAG Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap (Royal Dutch Geographical Society).
  • Klaufus, C. (speaker) (23-11-2017). Migratiestad Lima in trans-lokale context, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG).
  • Klaufus, C. (invited speaker) (13-11-2017). Growing pains of urban Latin America: governance paradigms towards affordable housing, Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen.
  • Klaufus, C. (invited speaker), Steel, G. (speaker) & van Noorloos, F. (speaker) (5-7-2017). Urban Land Governance: Investing in Public Space, LANDac Summer School, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Klaufus, C. (invited speaker) (29-6-2017). Housing the Dead: The Cemetery as an Extension of Low-income Settlements, Workshop on Securing Housing and the Governing of Uncertainty, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Klaufus, C. (speaker) (11-5-2017). The heart of the neighborhood: Cementerio Virgen de Lourdes, Lima, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Klaufus, C. (speaker) (30-4-2017). Spaces of representation and coexistence: Cementerio Virgen de Lourdes, Latin American Studies Association: Dialogues of Knowledge, Lima, Peru.
  • Klaufus, C. (invited speaker) (21-4-2017). Innovatieve stedelijke ontwikkeling in Zuid-Amerika: voorbij Curitiba en Bogotá, Thieme Meulenhoff GEO dag, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
  • Klaufus, C. (speaker) (26-1-2017). Cemetery Land Governance in Lima, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


  • Klaufus, C. (participant) (2-7-2018 - 3-7-2018). Think Tank: Dynamics of Deprived Settlements, Amsterdam, Netherlands. In this two-day event, we will examine the dynamics of deprived settlements in different geographic contexts; standards and transferability. To this (…) (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Klaufus, C. (examiner) (28-6-2018). PhD Thesis Defense: The Politics of Public Construction in a Globalized World: Imagining Urban Space in Ecuador (examination).
  • Klaufus, C. (participant) (28-6-2018). Prince Bernhard Scholarship Award Ceremony (other).
  • Klaufus, C. (organiser) (24-5-2018). Double panel "Latin American Gentrifications I and II" at LASA 2018 conference, Barcelona, Spain. Together with Prof. Clara Irazabal I organised and chaired two panels of 5 papers each, and I was discussant in the first session. (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Klaufus, C. (participant) & del Castillo, L. (participant) (24-5-2018). Barranco for sale: Gentrification by depopulation in Lima’s central districts. Paper written together with Lorena del Castillo (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Klaufus, C. (organiser) & Ypeij, J. L. (organiser) (30-4-2017). Lima's conos today, Lima, Peru (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Klaufus, C. (participant) (29-4-2017 - 1-5-2017). Latin American Studies Association: Dialogues of Knowledge, Lima, Peru (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Klaufus, C. (organiser) & Pfeffer, K. (organiser) (14-2-2017 - 15-2-2017). Mapping Denied Spaces, Amersfoort, Netherlands (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Klaufus, C. (participant) (29-5-2016). XXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, New York. ‘Public and private provisioning of cemetery services in urban Colombia’ (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Ypeij, A. (organiser) & Klaufus, C. J. (organiser) (8-10-2014 - 9-10-2014). The visible city’, International Seminar, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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