Max-Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

Arjun Appadurai

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Jury: Social Sciences and Humanities

Arjun Appadurai is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Max-Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle (Germany).  He is also an Emeritus Professor in Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. He holds honorary appointments at Humboldt University (Berlin) and Erasmus University (Rotterdam). During his academic career, he has also held professorial chairs at Yale University, The New School, the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania, and has held visiting appointments at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris), the University of Delhi, the University of Michigan, the University of Amsterdam, Erasmus University, Columbia University and Oxford University. His most recent book, co-authored with Neta Alexander, is Failure (Polity Press 2019). He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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