26 March 2014

Visiting professorship for Morten Axel Pedersen at University of California

Professor Morten Axel Pedersen has been appointed Visiting Professor at the Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Cruz, from 1 April to 1 June 2014. During his stay in California, Prof. Pedersen will, among other things, teach the graduate seminar “Advanced Cultural Theory” and present the keynote lecture at the annual UCSC/USD anthropology graduate student conference (http://ucscanthro.tumblr.com/). Professor Pedersen’s two-month-long stay at the University of California will take place in conjunction with the thee-year-long research project “Optimal Distortion: Comparative Ethnographies of Paradoxical Connections” which is funded by a Sapere Aude DFF Research Leader grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research