‘Anthropologists Are Talking’: About Anthropology and Post-Apartheid South Africa

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Title: ‘Anthropologists Are Talking’: About Anthropology and Post-Apartheid South Africa
Author: Bangstad, Sindre; Eriksen, Thomas Hylland; Comaroff, John; Comaroff, Jean

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Citation: Bangstad, Sindre, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, John L. Comaroff, and Jean Comaroff. 2012. ‘Anthropologists are talking’: About anthropology and post-apartheid South Africa.” Ethnos 77 (1): 115-136.
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Abstract: In 2010, South Africa hosted the first World Cup in soccer ever to take place on the African continent. Twenty years after the fall of Apartheid, South Africa presents a series of fractured and contradictory images to the outside world. It is, on the one hand, an economic powerhouse in sub-Saharan Africa, but on the other hand a society in which socio-economic inequalities have continued to flourish and increase. What can anthropology tell us about contemporary South Africa? As part of an ongoing series in public anthropology, Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Postdoctoral Fellow Sindre Bangstad sat down for a public conversation with Professors John L. and Jean Comaroff in The House of Literature in Oslo, Norway, on 28 September 2010.
Published Version: doi:10.1080/00141844.2011.590218
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