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 tricky internet of relationships that he calls the worldwide ecumene. To this formidable, protean venture he has introduced impressive erudition, the insights of the social sciences, and the fashion and sensibility of a humanist." · Adam Kuper, London institution 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 college
"This paintings offers an drastically precious temporal viewpoint (in the double feel of either retrospects and clients) on a few key principles from the very wonderful profession of Ulf Hannerz. whereas the entire chapters are in actual fact motivated via Hannerz, a few of them push his seminal principles in interesting new directions." · A. Jamie Saris, nationwide collage of eire, Maynooth
"The chapters deliver to mild the visionary paintings of Ulf Hannerz, not just offering a suite of considerate essays approximately present and destiny anthropological perform, but additionally spotlight Hannerz's nuanced and visionary considering, an occasion that during my view might be of deep disciplinary significance." · Paul Stoller, West Chester collage
The scholarship of Ulf Hannerz is characterised via its amazing breadth and visionary nature. He has contributed to the certainty of city lifestyles and transnational networks, and the position of media, paradoxes of id and new kinds of neighborhood, suggesting to work out tradition by way of flows instead of as bounded entities. Contributions honor Hannerz' legacy via addressing theoretical, epistemological, moral and methodological demanding situations dealing with anthropological inquiry on themes from cultural variety regulations in Europe to transnational networks in Yemen, and from pottery and literature to multinational agencies.
Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology on the collage of Oslo. His study in advanced societies levels from identification politics to the cultural implications of latest details expertise, and he now experiences neighborhood responses to international crises. His books contain Ethnicity and Nationalism (1993/2010), Engaging Anthropology (2006) and Globalization: the most important Concepts (2007/2014).
Christina Garsten is Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm collage and Professor of Globalization and association at Copenhagen enterprise institution. She can be Chair of Stockholm Centre for Organizational learn. Her contemporary books contain Transparency in a brand new international 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 foreign and improvement reports. Her study addresses problems with altering contours of legislations, coverage and governance; the interaction among foreign businesses; and the nation and social routine in India. Her contemporary co-edited volumes comprise Border Crossings: Grenz- verschiebungen und Grenzüberschreitungen in einer globalisierten Welt, (2014) and Jenseits des Eurozentrisumus (2002/2013).