Barth’s Boundaries: Anthropology in the World
Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences,
Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
Michael Herzfeld is Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1991. He is also IIAS Visiting Professor of Critical Heritage Studies at the University of Leiden; Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne; and Visiting Professor and Chang Jiang Scholar at Shanghai International Studies University (2015-17). He is the author of eleven books, including Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State (1997 ; 3rd edition, 2016), The Body Impolitic: Artisans and Artifice in the Global Hierarchy of Value (2004), Evicted from Eternity: The Restructuring of Modern Rome (2009), and Siege of the Spirits: Community and Polity in Bangkok (2016). He has served as editor of American Ethnologist (1995-98) and is currently editor-at-large (responsible for «Polyglot Perspectives») at Anthropological Quarterly. An advocate for «engaged anthropology», he has conducted research in Greece, Italy, and Thailand on, inter alia, the social and political impact of historic conservation and gentrification, the discourses and practices of crypto-colonialism, social poetics, the dynamics of nationalism and bureaucracy, and the ethnography of knowledge among artisans and intellectuals.
- Side: 94-107
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.18261/issn.1504-2898-2016-02-02
- Publisert på Idunn: 2016-06-21
- Publisert: 2016-06-21