Accelerated Change and the Need for a Global Anthropology,Thomas Hylland Eriksen

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“In this theory seminar, Thomas Hylland Eriksen presents his new research project, which combines studies of globalization and anthropology. He shows how the processes of globalization now allows comparative anthropological studies across different continents. He argues that “overheating” is an apt metaphor for understanding global crises, discusses the need for shared ‘traffic rules’ and looks at three important problem areas within transnational policy making.”

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