By Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Christina Garsten, Shalini Randeria
"The cosmopolitan anthropologist Ulf Hannerz has been engaged for 40 years on a multi-site ethnography of the elaborate net of relationships that he calls the worldwide ecumene. To this bold, protean venture he has introduced striking erudition, the insights of the social sciences, and the fashion and sensibility of a humanist." · Adam Kuper, London tuition of Economics
"One of anthropology's so much prescient, capacious, and unique thinkers, Hannerz is exclusive in his worldliness, his genial humanity. He has lengthy epitomized the genius of his self-discipline to solid gentle on a culturally complicated, translocal world." · Jean Comaroff, Harvard collage
"This paintings presents an greatly useful temporal point of view (in the double experience of either retrospects and clients) on a few key rules from the very exclusive profession of Ulf Hannerz. whereas the entire chapters are in actual fact encouraged via Hannerz, a few of them push his seminal principles in fascinating new directions." · A. Jamie Saris, nationwide collage of eire, Maynooth
"The chapters convey to gentle the visionary paintings of Ulf Hannerz, not just proposing a collection of considerate essays approximately present and destiny anthropological perform, but in addition spotlight Hannerz's nuanced and visionary pondering, an occasion that during my view may be of deep disciplinary significance." · Paul Stoller, West Chester college
The scholarship of Ulf Hannerz is characterised via its outstanding breadth and visionary nature. He has contributed to the knowledge of city lifestyles and transnational networks, and the function of media, paradoxes of identification and new types of group, suggesting to work out tradition when it comes to flows instead of as bounded entities. Contributions honor Hannerz' legacy by way of addressing theoretical, epistemological, moral and methodological demanding situations dealing with anthropological inquiry on subject matters from cultural range guidelines in Europe to transnational networks in Yemen, and from pottery and literature to multinational businesses.
Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology on the college of Oslo. His learn in complicated societies levels from id politics to the cultural implications of recent info know-how, and he now reviews neighborhood responses to worldwide crises. His books contain Ethnicity and Nationalism (1993/2010), Engaging Anthropology (2006) and Globalization: the foremost Concepts (2007/2014).
Christina Garsten is Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm collage and Professor of Globalization and association at Copenhagen enterprise college. She is usually Chair of Stockholm Centre for Organizational study. Her contemporary books comprise Transparency in a brand new worldwide Order (2008, co-edited with Monica Lindh de Montoya), and Organisational Anthropology (2013, co-edited with Anette Nyqvist).
Shalini Randeria is Professor of Anthropology and Sociology on the Graduate Institute for overseas and improvement reports. Her learn addresses problems with altering contours of legislations, coverage and governance; the interaction among foreign organisations; and the country and social events in India. Her fresh co-edited volumes contain Border Crossings: Grenz- verschiebungen und Grenzüberschreitungen in einer globalisierten Welt, (2014) and Jenseits des Eurozentrisumus (2002/2013).
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As I have explained before (Moeran 1997: 89–98), the clay used by Sarayama’s potters was extremely hard. It therefore had to be powdered, washed, sifted, and dried before being ready for the wheel. This work was carried out for the most part by the women in each household, although older men, who had more or less retired, occasionally helped out. Rock-hard lumps of clay were first hammered into smaller pieces, which were then taken down to clay crushers (known as karausu) powered by the community’s two streams running down through the valley.
That depends. In social anthropological theory, different terms are being used, which provide different answers to the question. Mary Douglas (1966), who belongs to a tradition focusing on the study of social integration and assuming it to be a good thing, regards departures from the existing order as anomalies. They are cumbersome since they do not fit in. Many people who appear as anomalies, besides, become anomic—that is, normless; alien- 22 • Thomas Hylland Eriksen ated, confused, and unhappy.
Anthropology Now and Next: Essays in Honor of Ulf Hannerz by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Christina Garsten, Shalini Randeria