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Erik Olsson

Wallenberg funding to research on social mobility and elite recruitment

Professor Erik Olsson, Department of Social Anthropology, has received a research grant from the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation for a four-year project: “Pathways to Success: the upcoming elite among descendants of migrants in Sweden”.

Two PhD student positions

The Department of Social Anthropology announces two vacant, salaried PhD studentships, commencing September 1, 2015. Welcome with your application no later than February 18, 2015.

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New book: Anthropology Now and Next: Essays in Honor of Ulf Hannerz

The book ‘Anthropology Now and Next: Essays in Honor of Ulf Hannerz’ was recently published by Berghahn Books. The book is edited by Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo), Professor Christina Garsten (Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University), and Professor Shalini Randeria (Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies). Ulf Hannerz is Professor Emeritus, Department of Social Anthropology.

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Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology: Postdoctoral and PhD positions

The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is one of the world’s leading centres for research in social anthropology. The Department ‘Resilience and Transformation in Eurasia’ of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is offering postdoctoral and PhD positions for a new Research Group: Financialization. Deadline: April 30.

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