Paul Stoller is one of the world’s most influential and widely read anthropologists. He writes a regular column for the Huffington Post that reaches a large audience beyond anthropology and academia. The workshop is open to Staff, Post-Docs and PhDs.
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For details of Paul Stoller’s public lecture, see below (all welcome)
Public Lecture: Paul Stoller: Simon Visiting Professor
The Burden of Writing The Sorcerer’s Burden: Ethnography, Fiction and the Future of Anthropological Expression
Date: Tues April 19th: 4.00pm
Venue: Bragg Theatre: Schuster Building, Followed by drinks reception.
Paul Stoller is one of the world’s most influential and widely read anthropologists. He has written eleven books, many of which having become classics in their field, alongside two novels, and also writes a regular column for the Huffington Post. Professor Stoller’s work encompasses money, religion, film, writing and medicine, and the 1980s he introduced the new field of anthropology of the senses and sensory scholarship through his books The Taste of Ethnographic Things: The Senses in Anthropology (1989) and Sensuous Scholarship (1997). Other major works include In Sorcery’s Shadow (1987); Fusion of the Worlds (1989); Embodying Colonial Memories: (1995), Money Has No Smell (2002); (Stranger in the Village of the Sick: A Memoir of Cancer, Sorcery and Healing (2004); The Power of the Between (2009). Alongside his public lecture, Professor Stoller will be running a writing workshop and a workshop on blogging and public engagement drawing on his Huffington Post column.