Trends of Anthropological Research in the 21st Century

Event: Public talk (in English)

Location: NEC conference hall

11 December 2019, 17:00 – 19:00

Dr. Mihály SÁRKÁNY, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Research Centre for the Humanities, Institute of Ethnology

Mihály SÁRKÁNY is Senior Honoris Causa at the Institute of Ethnology, at the Research Center for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and retired associate professor at the Department of Cultural Anthropology, ELTE University, Budapest. His main research fields are economic anthropology, peasant studies, the history and theories of sociocultural anthropology and the transformation of rural economy and society in Hungary and Africa. He has carried out long-term field research in Hungary and Kenya and extensive fieldwork in Romania, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. He was an invited professor at universities in Hungary, Romania and Germany. After 2000 he has also contributed to research programs and publications of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale, Germany.

Event of The Group for Anthropological Research and Debates (GARD), supported by a grant of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation – CNCS/CCCDI – UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P3-3.6-H2020-2016-0018, within PNCDI III.