September 20, 2022: Christoph Brumann: Technologies and moralities of global sharing: Nation, culture, expertise and world-making networks in the UNESCO World Heritage arena
Christoph Brumann Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
Technologies and moralities of global sharing: Nation, culture, expertise and world-making networks in the UNESCO World Heritage arena
September 20, 2022, h. 14:00-16:00.
Room Piero Martinetti, via Festa del Perdono, 7, Cortile Ghiacciaia e in streaming su Teams.
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Christoph Brumann is Head of Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, and Honorary Professor of Anthropology at the University of Halle-Wittenberg. He obtained his PhD and habilitation from the University of Cologne where he was formerly based. He specialises in urban anthropology, the social life of heritage and "culture", international organisations, the anthropology of Buddhism, and the societies and cultures of Japan and East Asia. He is the author of The Best We Share: Nation, Culture and World-Making in the UNESCO World Heritage Arena (2021) and Tradition, Democracy and the Townscape of Kyoto: Claiming a Right to the Past (2012). He also co-edited Monks, Money, and Morality: The Balancing Act of Contemporary Buddhism (2021) and World Heritage on the Ground: Ethnographic Perspectives (2016) and his articles appeared in journals such as Current Anthropology, American Ethnologist, Anthropological Quarterly, Social Anthropology, Ethnos, Ethnic and Racial Studies and Comparative Studies in Society and History. He is a member of the Academia Europaea.
It will be possible to access the meeting until all places are filled.
The meeting will be held in English.
Participation is strongly recommended to students of the Doctoral School in Philosophy and Human Sciences and to students of the HuMe Doctoral School.
Everyone interested is welcome to attend.