Ethnic Groups and Boundaries @50

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Book launch and assessment of Fredrik Barth's perspective on ethnicity

Sunday 5. May 2019, at 15:00 until at 17:00

Venue: Nedjma

Host: Sosialantropologisk Institutt, UiO

Entrance: Free entry

The publication of the game-changing edited book Ethnic Groups and Boundaries took place fifty years ago. A new book edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Marek Jakoubek assesses its impact, its continued importance, its shortcomings and the way in which it changed our thinking about ethnic relations. The editors will speak about the book, and are joined by Lenka Budilova Jakoubova, also a contributor to the book.