Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo and President of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA). Much of his research has concerned the dynamics of culture and identity in complex societies, but he is now directing a comparative project on accelerated global change called “Overheating: An anthropological history of the early 21st century”. His latest book is “Overheating: An anthropology of accelerated change” (2016).

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