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Rubbers Benjamin

Département des sciences sociales > Labo d'anthropologie sociale et culturelle (LASC)

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Main Referenced Co-authors
Lochery, Emma  (4)
Petit, Pierre (4)
Gallez, Emilie (3)
Geenen, Kristien  (2)
Poncelet, Marc  (2)
Main Referenced Keywords
Congo (3); corruption (3); University (3); Career (2); commerce (2);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
ECOGEO (1)
Lepur : Centre de Recherche sur la Ville, le Territoire et le Milieu rural - ULiège [BE] (1)
Sociologie, Histoire, Anthropologie des Dynamiques Culturelles (SHADYC) (1)
WORKinMINING (1)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Anthropology (124)
Sociology & social sciences (19)
Special economic topics (health, labor, transportation...) (2)
Geological, petroleum & mining engineering (2)
History (1)

Publications (total 125)

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Rubbers, B. (July 2007). Retour sur le "secteur informel". L'économie du Katanga (Congo-Zaïre) face à la falsification de la loi. Sociologie du Travail, 49 (3), 316-329. doi:10.1016/j.soctra.2007.06.024 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/14043

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Rubbers, B., & Gallez, E. (2015). Beyond corruption. The everyday life of a justice of the peace court in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In J.-P. Olivier de Sardan & T. De Herdt (Eds.), Real governance and practical norms in Sub-Saharan Africa. The games of the rule (pp. 245-262). Londres, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315723365 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/169724

Rubbers, B. (2023). Company brokers: Human resources managers in foreign mining projects in the Congolese Copperbelt. Ethnography. doi:10.1177/1466138120948911
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Rubbers, B. (2023). The micropolitics of work in the Central African Copperbelt. ROAPE blog.

Rubbers, B. (2023). Mining and the Scalar Transformations of the State in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Modern African Studies, 61 (1), 73-90. doi:10.1017/S0022278X22000386
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Rubbers, B. (2022). Labour dynamics in the mining industry. A comparative analysis of the Congolese and Zambian copperbelts [Paper presentation]. Séminaire, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Rubbers, B., Bakebek, L., & Tata, D. N. (2022). Penser les mobilités sociales en Afrique. Une analyse comparée des secteurs de la construction et des transports au Cameroun [Paper presentation]. 7èmes Rencontres des Etudes Africaines en France, Toulouse, France.
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Rubbers, B. (2022). The Regulating work project. Theoretical challenges and directions [Paper presentation]. Regulating work. Exploring the dynamics of labour beyond the formal/informal divide, Liège, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2022). Inside Mining Capitalism. The micropolitics of work on the Congolese and Zambian copperbelts [Paper presentation]. Book launch copperbelt, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Rubbers, B., & Lochery, E. (2021). Labour Regimes: A Comparative History. In B. Rubbers, Inside Mining Capitalism: The Micropolitics of Work on the Congolese and Zambian Copperbelts (pp. 27-54). United Kingdom: James Curry.
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Rubbers, B. (2021). Les micropolitiques du travail dans le copperbelt de l'Afrique centrale [Paper presentation]. Séminaire EHESS, Marseille, France.

Rubbers, B. (2021). Les micropolitiques du travail dans le copperbelt de l'Afrique centrale. Les transformations du champ syndical [Paper presentation]. Séminaire, Paris, France.

Rubbers, B. (Ed.). (2021). Inside Mining Capitalism. The Micropolitics of Work on the Congolese and Zambian Copperbelts. James Currey.

Lochery, E., & Rubbers, B. (2021). Human Resource Managers: Mediating Capital and Labour. In B. Rubbers, Inside Mining Capitalism: The Micropolitics of Work on the Congolese and Zambian Copperbelts (pp. 127-148). United Kingdom: James Curry.
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Rubbers, B. (2020). Towards a neoliberal labor regime? Africa is a country (site web).

Rubbers, B. (2020). Towards a neoliberal labour regime?

Rubbers, B. (2020). The dynamics of inequality in the congolese copperbelt: A discussion of Bourdieu’s theory of social space. In J. Noret, Social (im)mobilities in Africa. Ethnographic approaches. London, United Kingdom: Berghahn.
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Rubbers, B. (2020). Regimes of responsibility in Africa. Towards a theoretical approach. In B. Rubbers & A. Jedlowski, Regimes of Responsibility in Africa: Genealogies, Rationalities, and Conflicts. Berghahn.
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Rubbers, B. (2020). Governing new mining projects in D. R. Congo. A view from the HR department of a Chinese company. Extractive Industries and Society. doi:10.1016/j.exis.2019.12.006
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Rubbers, B. (2020). Représenter le capital étranger. Les dilemmes des directeurs RH dans le secteur minier de la R.D.Congo [Paper presentation]. Séminaire, Paris, France.

Rubbers, B. (2020). The WORKinMINING project [Paper presentation]. ERC Visit to the lab, Liège, Belgium.

Geenen, K., Rubbers, B., & Lochery, E. (September 2019). The micropolitics of Mining Capitalism [Paper presentation]. Workshop: The Micropolitics of Mining Capitalism, Liège, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2019). HR Managers as Capital Brokers: A case study from the Congolese Mining Sector [Paper presentation]. The Micropolitics of Work in the Copper Mines of Zambia and DR Congo, Kitwe, Zambia.

Rubbers, B. (2019). The spatial government of mining companies. A genealogy of worker camps in the Congolese copperbelt [Paper presentation]. African Studies Seminar, Vienna, Austria.

Rubbers, B. (2019). Les directeurs RH comme courtiers du capital étranger [Paper presentation]. Le travail dans les entreprises minières congolaises, Lubumbashi, Congo - Kinshasa.

Rubbers, B. (2019). Capital brokers. HR managers in foreign mining companies, D.R.Congo [Paper presentation]. European Conference of African Studies.
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Rubbers, B. (2019). Presentation of WORKinMINING book project [Paper presentation]. The micropolitics of mining capitalism, Liège, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2019). Mining Boom, Labour Market Segmentation and Social Inequality in the Congolese Copperbelt. Development and Change. doi:10.1111/dech.12531
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Rubbers, B., & Jedlowski, A. (Eds.). (2019). Regimes of Responsibility in Africa: Genealogies, Rationalities, and Conflicts. Oxford, United Kingdom: Berghahn.

Rubbers, B. (26 April 2018). Reflections on the spatial government of mining companies. A genealogy of worker housing in the Congolese copperbelt [Paper presentation]. Congolese studies: past, present, future, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Rubbers, B. (14 February 2018). Les dynamiques du marché du travail dans le secteur minier congolais [Paper presentation]. Le travail dans le secteur minier congolais, Kolwezi, Congo - Brazzaville.

Rubbers, B. (12 February 2018). Les dynamiques du marché du travail dans le secteur minier congolais [Paper presentation]. Le travail dans le secteur minier congolais, Lubumbashi, Congo - Brazzaville.

Rubbers, B. (09 February 2018). The dynamics of the labour market in the Congolese mining sector [Paper presentation]. Labour, Value, and Responsibility in the Copper Mines of Zambia and DR Congo, Kitwe, Zambia.

Rubbers, B. (2018). The price of copper. WORKinMINING blog series.

Rubbers, B. (2018). Mining towns, enclaves, and spaces: A genealogy of worker camps in the Congolese copperbelt. Geoforum. doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.10.005
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Rubbers, B. (29 June 2017). Labour, networks, and inequality in the Congolese copperbelt [Paper presentation]. European Conference on African Studies, Basel, Switzerland.

Rubbers, B. (12 June 2017). Les dynamiques du marché du travail dans le secteur minier congolais [Paper presentation]. Séminaire de recherche en sociologie.

Rubbers, B. (2017). Le gouvernement spatial des entreprises minières. Une généalogie du logement ouvrier dans le copperbelt congolais [Paper presentation]. Espaces politiques et sociaux des mines.

Rubbers, B. (2017). Towards a life of poverty and uncertainty? The livelihood strategies of Gécamines workers after retrenchment in the DRC. Review of African Political Economy, 44 (152), 189-203. doi:10.1080/03056244.2016.1273827
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Rubbers, B. (28 November 2016). Reinventing paternalism. The micropolitics of work in the mining companies of Central Africa [Paper presentation]. African Studies Seminar.

Rubbers, B. (09 September 2016). The role of trade unions in the reform of the mining sector, Katanga province, D.R.Congo [Paper presentation]. African Studies Association of the United Kingdom.

Rubbers, B. (24 May 2016). Sociologie coloniale au Congo belge [Paper presentation]. Images, représentations et imaginaires du soi et de l'autre, Cosenza, Italy.

Rubbers, B. (12 February 2016). Les chantiers du syndicalisme en Afrique [Paper presentation]. Table ronde 'Les chantiers du syndicalisme en Afrique'.

Rubbers, B. (10 February 2016). The dynamics of inequality in Katanga, D.R.Congo. A conversation with Bourdieu [Paper presentation]. Social (im)mobilities in Africa, Belgium.

Geenen, K., Rubbers, B., Mc Namara, T., Lochery, E., Pugliese, F., & Musonda, J. (2016). WORKINMINING: Reinventing paternalism. The micropolitics of work in the mining companies of Central Africa [Paper presentation]. Comparing Africa’s Copperbelt, Uppsala, Sweden.

Rubbers, B. (2016). Notes on the concept of paternalism. WORKinMINING blog series (website).

Rubbers, B. (26 November 2015). La transformation du secteur minier katangais. Le rôle des entrepreneurs étrangers locaux [Paper presentation]. Sociétés et activités extractives en Afrique Adaptations et Résistances, France.

Rubbers, B. (09 November 2015). Reinventing paternalism. The micropolitics of work in the mining companies of Central Africa [Paper presentation]. Human Economy Program Seminar, South Africa.

Rubbers, B. (06 November 2015). Reinventing paternalism. The micropolitics of work in the mining companies of Central Africa [Paper presentation]. SWOP Seminar.

Rubbers, B. (29 January 2015). Au-delà de la corruption. La vie quotidienne d’un tribunal de paix en République Démocratique du Congo [Paper presentation]. Cycle de conférence de la Faculté de sciences sociales, politiques et administratives, Congo - Kinshasa.

Rubbers, B., & Poncelet, M. (2015). Sociologie coloniale au Congo belge. Les études sur le Katanga industriel et urbain à la veille de l’indépendance. Geneses, 99, 93-112. doi:10.3917/gen.099.0093
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Rubbers, B., & Roy, A. (2015). Entre opposition et participation. Les syndicats face aux réformes en Afrique. Revue Tiers Monde, 224, 1-16.
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Rubbers, B. (2015). Du paternalisme à la responsabilité sociale des entreprises. Le cas du secteur minier katangais, RDC [Paper presentation]. Regimes of responsibility in Africa. Genealogies, rationalities, and conflicts.

Rubbers, B., & Gallez, E. (2015). Réformer la « justice de proximité » en R.D.Congo. Une comparaison entre tribunaux coutumiers et tribunaux de paix à Lubumbashi. Critique Internationale, 66, 145-164. doi:10.3917/crii.066.0145
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Rubbers, B. (2015). When women support the patriarchal family. The dynamics of marriage in a Gécamines mining camp (Katanga province, DR Congo). Journal of Historical Sociology, 28 (2), 213-234. doi:10.1111/johs.12050
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Rubbers, B., & Roy, A. (Eds.). (2015). Les chantiers du syndicalisme en Afrique. Revue Tiers-monde 224.

Rubbers, B. (2015). Protests against the reform of the mining sector. The dynamics of labour dynamics in Katanga, DRC [Paper presentation]. European Conference of African Studies.

Halleux, J.-M., Courtejoie, F., Dawance, S., Fagel, N., Frederich, M., Lebailly, P., Poncelet, M., Rubbers, B., & Bogaert, J. (2015). Territoires périurbains : développement, enjeux et perspectives dans les pays du Sud. Une introduction générale. In J. Bogaert & J.-M. Halleux, Territoires périurbains Développement, enjeux et perspectives dans les pays du Sud (pp. 21-29). Gembloux, Belgium: Presses Agronomiques de Gembloux.
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Rubbers, B., & Gallez, E. (2015). Beyond corruption. The everyday life of a justice of the peace court in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In J.-P. Olivier de Sardan & T. De Herdt (Eds.), Real governance and practical norms in Sub-Saharan Africa. The games of the rule (pp. 245-262). Londres, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315723365

Rubbers, B. (12 December 2014). Work, Welfare and Racism in Katanga, D. R. Congo. Reflections on the Consciousness of Paternalism [Paper presentation]. Theorizing the Social World from Africa: A day with Jean Comaroff and John Comaroff, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (05 September 2014). The economic “reintegration” of Gécamines workers. Agriculture, family, and the moral economy of paternalism in the Congolese copperbelt [Paper presentation]. Land, Money, and Human relations, South Africa.

Rubbers, B. (July 2014). The moral economy of paternalism. Reflections from the Congolese Copperbelt [Paper presentation]. International Sociological Association, Yokohama, Japan.

Rubbers, B. (23 June 2014). Beyond Corruption. The everyday life of a justice of the peace court in the Democratic Republic of Congo [Paper presentation]. Law and social order in Africa, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Rubbers, B., & Petit, P. (Eds.). (2013). Identité, culture et intimité. Les stéréotypes dans la vie quotidienne. Institut de sociologie de l'ULB.

Rubbers, B. (2013). Au-delà de la corruption. La vie quotidienne d'un tribunal de paix à Lubumbashi [Paper presentation]. Séminaire Anthropologie des gouvernances et des actions publiques dans les pays du Sud.

Rubbers, B. (2013). La sociologie coloniale appliquée des années 1950 au Katanga, Congo belge [Paper presentation]. Généalogie des sociologues et anthropologues belges disparus, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2013). La réinsertion des ex-agents de la Gécamines concernés par l'Opération Départ Volontaire [Paper presentation]. Université de Lubumbashi, Congo - Brazzaville.

Rubbers, B., & Petit, P. (2013). Introduction. Identité, culture et intimité. Les stéréotypes dans la vie quotidienne. Civilisations, 62 (1-2), 11-29.
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Rubbers, B. (2013). La réforme du secteur minier katangais vue par le bas. Le cas de l’action de revendication des ex-agents de la Gécamines [Paper presentation]. CRE-AC Policy talk, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2013). Introduction au thème. Les sociétés africaines face aux investissements miniers. Politique Africaine, 131, 5-25.
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Rubbers, B. (2013). The reform of local justice: a comparison between 'customary' courts and justice of the peace courts in Lubumbashi (R.D. Congo) [Paper presentation]. Fifth European Conference on African Studies, Lisbon, Portugal.

Rubbers, B. (2013). Le paternalisme en question. Les anciens ouvriers de la Gécamines face à la libéralisation du secteur minier katangais (RD Congo). Paris, France: L'Harmattan, collection 'Cahiers africains'.

Rubbers, B. (Ed.). (2013). Micropolitiques du boom minier. France: Karthala.

Rubbers, B. (2012). How to remain a 'father' in times of privation? Respect, reciprocity and morality in Gécamines families (Katanga, D.R. Congo) [Paper presentation]. Terzi Conferenza di studi africani, Pavia, Italy.

Rubbers, B., & Gallez, E. (2012). Why do Congolese people go to court? A qualitative study of litigants’ careers in two justice of the peace courts in Lubumbashi, D.R.Congo. Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 66, 79-108.
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Rubbers, B. (2012). The administration of justice as negotiated order. The case of the justice of the peace in Lubumbashi (D.R. Congo) [Paper presentation]. Annual conference of the African Studies Assocation of the United Kingdom, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Rubbers, B. (2012). African reactions to neoliberalism. The reform of the mining sector in Katanga (D.R. Congo) [Paper presentation]. Norms in the margins and the margins of the norm. The social construction of illegality, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2012). Compte-rendu de Hilgers, M., 2009, Une ethnographie à l'échelle de la ville. Urbanité, histoire et reconnaissance à Koudougou (Burkina Faso), Paris, Karthala. Cahiers d'Études Africaines, 205, 272-275.

Rubbers, B. (2011). When women defend the patriarchal family. A historical anthropology of marital relationships among Gécamines workers, D.R.Congo [Paper presentation]. London School of Economics, Londres, United Kingdom.

Rubbers, B. (2011). When women defend the patriarchal family. A historical anthropology of couple relationships among Gécamines workers, D.R.Congo [Paper presentation]. 4th European conference on African studies, Uppsala, Sweden.

Rubbers, B. (2011). Claiming workers' rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo: The case of the Collectif des ex-agents de la Gécamines [Paper presentation]. London School of Economics, Londres, United Kingdom.

Rubbers, B. (2011). Industrial farmers go farming. Agriculture, paternalism and urban identity among ex-Gécamines workers in Likasi (Katanga province, D.R.Congo) [Paper presentation]. (R)urban Africa. Multidisciplinary approaches to the African city, Gand, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2010). Claiming workers' rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo: the case of the Collectif des ex-agents de la Gécamines. Review of African Political Economy, 37 (125), 329-344. doi:10.1080/03056244.2010.510629
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Rubbers, B. (2010). Penser la critique sociale en Afrique. Les revendications des ex-agents de la Gécamines, Congo-Kinshasa [Paper presentation]. Quel présent pour la critique sociale?, Liège, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2010). Compte-rendu de Blundo, G. et Le Meur, P-Y. (eds), 2009, The governance of daily life in Africa. Ethnographic explorations of public and collective services, Leiden, Brill. African Studies Review, 51 (1), 193-195.

Rubbers, B. (2010). Compte-rendu de Weber, F., 2009, 'Manuel de l'ethnographe', Paris, PUF. Sociologie du Travail, 53 (1), 147-148.

Rubbers, B. (2010). How to remain a father in times of privation? Respect and reciprocity in the families of Gécamines workers, D.R.Congo [Paper presentation]. Conférence de l'European Association of Social Anthropologists, Maynooth, Ireland.

Rubbers, B. (2010). Revendiquer ses droits au Congo-Kinshasa. Le cas du Collectif des ex-agents de la Générale des Carrières et des Mines (Gécamines) [Paper presentation]. Lutter dans les Afriques, Paris, France.

Rubbers, B. (September 2009). 'We, the Congolese, we cannot trust each other'. Trust, norms and relations among traders in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo. British Journal of Sociology, 60 (3), 123-142. doi:10.1111/j.1468-4446.2009.01261.x
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Rubbers, B., & Petit, P. (July 2009). La coopération universitaire belgo-congolaise : le rôle des mises en récit. Revue Tiers Monde, 199, 647-662.
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Rubbers, B. (2009). The story of a tragedy. How people in Haut-Katanga interpret the post-colonial history of Congo. Journal of Modern African Studies, 42 (2), 267-289. doi:10.1017/S0022278X09003838
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Rubbers, B. (2009). Faire fortune en Afrique. Anthropologie des derniers colons du Katanga. Paris, France: Karthala, collection 'Les Afriques'.

Rubbers, B. (2009). Trust, networks, and success among European and Congolese traders in Katanga, Congo-Kinshasa. A comparative analysis [Paper presentation]. Conférence de l'American Anthropological Association, Philadephia, United States.

Rubbers, B. (2008). La nostalgie du passé colonial belge. Approche comparative [Paper presentation]. Belgique-Congo. Enjeux d'histoire, enjeux de mémoire, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2008). Au temps béni de la colonie. le Congo belge dans la mémoire des anciens coloniaux et des anciens colonisés. In R. Giordano, Autour de la mémoire. La Belgique, le Congo et le passé colonial (pp. 121-130). Paris, France: L'Harmattan.

Rubbers, B., & Kahola Tabu, O. (2008). Entre collaboration et confrontation : l'ambivalence des rapports entre pouvoirs publics et enfants de la rue à Lubumbashi (RDC). Autrepart: Revue de Sciences Sociales au Sud, 47, 25-42.
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Rubbers, B. (2008). Review of T. Trefon and B. Ngoy, 2007, Parcours administratifs dans un Etat en faillite, Paris, L'Harmattan. African Studies Review, 51 (3), 198-199.
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Rubbers, B. (2008). 'We, the Congolese, we cannot trust each other': trust, norms and relations among traders in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo [Paper presentation]. Conférence de l'European Association of Social Anthropologists, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Rubbers, B. (2008). Entre abandon et spoliation. Les mémoires du passé postcolonial au Katanga, Congo-Zaïre [Paper presentation]. Académie royale des sciences d'outre-mer, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (July 2007). Retour sur le "secteur informel". L'économie du Katanga (Congo-Zaïre) face à la falsification de la loi. Sociologie du Travail, 49 (3), 316-329. doi:10.1016/j.soctra.2007.06.024
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Rubbers, B. (2007). La reconfiguration de l'enfance au Katanga.

Rubbers, B., & Petit, P. (2007). La coopération unversitaire belgo-congolaise [Paper presentation]. Conférence de l'Association Euro-Africaine pour une Anthropologie du Développement, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2007). Racism in the postcolony. The relationship between Africans and Europeans in Katanga (D.R. Congo) [Paper presentation]. Oxford University Anthropological society, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Rubbers, B. (2006). Une promesse difficile à tenir. La Libre Belgique.

Rubbers, B. (2006). Les mesures de la dissimulation. Les méthodes de recherche en sciences sociales face à la falsification de l'économie congolaise. Civilisations, 54 (1-2), 57-66.
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Rubbers, B. (2006). Qu'est ce que le secteur informel? Etude sur la 'mise en forme' de l'économie congolaise [Paper presentation]. Colloque international, Lubumbashi, Congo - Kinshasa.

Rubbers, B. (2006). Pour une anthropologie du racisme. Réflexions à partir du cas de la minorité blanche au Katanga. In P. Petit & J. Noret, Corps, performance, religion. Etudes anthropologiques offertes à Philippe Jespers (pp. 117-136). Paris, France: Publibook.

Rubbers, B. (2006). Entre capital et Etat. L'émergence d'une société civile au Katanga? [Paper presentation]. Colloque sur les organisations de la société civile, Lubumbashi, Congo - Kinshasa.

Rubbers, B. (2006). Congo casino. Le monde social du capitalisme européen au Katanga (RDC) [Doctoral thesis, Université Libre de Bruxelles et Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/19311

Rubbers, B. (2006). L'effondrement de la Générale des Carrières et des Mines.Chronique d'un processus de privatisation informelle. Cahiers d'Études Africaines, 181, 115-134. doi:10.4000/etudesafricaines.5835
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Rubbers, B. (2006). Staging formality. Commerce and state in Katanga (DRC) [Paper presentation]. Conférence de l'European Association of Social Anthropologists, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Rubbers, B. (2005). Compte-rendu de l'ouvrage de J. Mac Gaffey et R. Bazenguissa-Ganga, 2000, Congo-Paris. Transnational traders on the margins of the law, Oxford, James Currey. Cahiers d'Études Africaines, 177, 257-303.
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Rubbers, B. (March 2004). La dislocation du secteur minier au Katanga (RDC). Pillage ou recomposition? Politique Africaine, 93, 21-41.
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Rubbers, B. (2004). The university of Lubumbashi between the local and the global: Dynamics, management, and future of university education in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Canadian Journal of African Studies, 38 (2), 318-343.
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Rubbers, B. (2004). Distant worlds. The membership of European clubs in Lubumbashi since Independence [Paper presentation]. Conference de l'European Association of Social Anthropologists, Vienne, Austria.

Rubbers, B. (2004). Foreigners are 'children of the country'. The political integration of the Européan minority in Katanga (DRC) [Paper presentation]. Séminaire 'Redefining citizenship and access to the public sphere', Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Rubbers, B. (2004). Conversation sur la couleur des hommes. Politique : Revue Belge d'Analyse et de Débat, 35, p. 43-45.

Rubbers, B. (2003). Congo casino. Le monde social du capitalisme européen au Katanga, en RDC [Paper presentation]. Séminaire de l'école doctorale euro-africaine, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.

Rubbers, B. (2003). Ethnocampus II: l'UNILU face au marché de l'emploi [Paper presentation]. Colloque sur l'Université de Lubumbashi, Lubumbashi, Congo - Kinshasa.

Rubbers, B. (2003). Devenir médecin en République démocratique du Congo. La trajectoire socioprofessionnelle des diplômés en médecine de l'Université de Lubumbashi. Paris, France: L'Harmattan, collection 'Cahiers africains'.

Rubbers, B. (2002). Devenir médecin en République Démocratique du Congo. La trajectoire socioprofessionnelle des diplômés de l'Université de Lubumbashi [Specialised master, EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/19309

Rubbers, B. (2002). L'insertion professionnelle des diplômés de l'Université de Lubumbashi. Le cas des médecins. In N. Akam & R. Ducasse, Quelle université pour l'Afrique? (pp. 75-98). Pessac, France: Maison des Sciences de l'Homme.

Rubbers, B. (2002). Les trajectoires professionnelles des diplômés de l'Université de Lubumbashi.

Rubbers, B. (2002). University Education and Labour Market in Africa [Paper presentation]. Conférence de l'African Studies Association, Washington, United States.

Rubbers, B. (2002). A quoi sert le diplome universitaire en Afrique? [Paper presentation]. Conférence de l'Association Canadienne des Etudes Africaines, Toronto, Canada.

Rubbers, B. (2001). L'insertion professionnelle des diplômés de l'Université de Lubumbashi (RDC). Le cas des médecins [Paper presentation]. Quelle université pour l'Afrique?, Bordeaux, France.

Rubbers, B. (2000). Entre ville et village. Identité et échange chez les Lamba du Katanga [Master’s dissertation, ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/19307

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