Anthropology of Our Times: An Edited Anthology in Public by Sindre Bangstad

By Sindre Bangstad

This anthology represents the fruits of a chain of public discussions with a number of the top overseas anthropologists of this present day —organized by way of the editor, Sindre Bangstad—at the home of Literature in Oslo, Norway. therefore, it offers clean and unique insights into the lives and paintings of those major students. It positive aspects conversations with Didier Fassin, Angelique Haugerud, Ruben Andersson, Claudio Lomnitz, David rate, Magnus Marsden, Richard Ashby Wilson, and Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi, as well as an advent via Sindre Bangstad and a preface via Thomas Hylland Eriksen. 

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