"The Comparative Advantage of Anthropology"

  • Date: Jun 20, 2013
  • Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Peter van der Veer (MPI-MMG)
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Room: Conference Room
"The Comparative Advantage of Anthropology"
Chair/Respondent: Prof. Steven Vertovec

For more details please contact vdvoffice(at)mmg.mpg.de.

Peter van der Veer is going to talk about the use of comparison in the social sciences. He will address the conceptual advantages that anthropology offers in the use of comparison. He will compare anthropology with quantitative sociology and evolutionary-cognitive approaches.

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