Public guest lectures: Thomas Blom Hansen and Edward Simpson – University of Copenhagen

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Public guest lectures: Thomas Blom Hansen and Edward Simpson

Centre for Global South Asian Studies is pleased to invite you to two public lectures on 

Media, locality and community: notes on ethnography and media in a township in Durban by Professor Thomas Blom Hansen, Stanford University 

and

You tube or Participant Observation? Recent fieldwork experiences on global infrastructure in Reunion Island by Professor Edward Simpson, School of Oriental and African Studies, London 

Thomas Blom Hansen is Professor of Anthropology and director of South Asia Center at Stanford University, USA. He is also Honorary Professor of Modern South Asian Studies, at the department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen.

 

Edward Simpson is Professor of Anthropology, School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He currently directs a five-year ERC programme on ‘Roads and the politics of thought: Ethnograpohic Approaches to Infrastructure Development in South Asia’.

 

The lectures are part of the PhD training workshop 'The Ethnography of Connections' http://cgsas.tors.ku.dk/calendar/the-ethnography-of-connections/