Events of the Department of Religious Diversity (in descending order)

Speaker: Jarrett Zigon (University of Amsterdam)

"What is a Situation?: The Drug War"

Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
  • Date: Jul 2, 2015
  • Time: 15:30 - 17:00
  • Speaker: Jarrett Zigon (University of Amsterdam)
  • Jarrett Zigon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include morality, subjectivity, political ontology, and possibilities for becoming otherwise. These interests are taken up from the perspective of an anthropology strongly influenced by post-Heideggerian phenomenology and critical theory. His most recent book is HIV is God’s Blessing: Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia (2011, University of California Press). His articles can be found in Cultural Anthropology, American Ethnologist, Anthropological Theory, Ethnos, and Ethos among other journals. His forthcoming book is titled Possibilities: Critical Hermeneutic Essays on Politics, Moralities, and Ontologies. He can be reached by email at j.zigon@uva.nl; his website is http://jarrettzigon.com.
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Room: Conference Room
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