Federico Neiburg (Museu Nacional, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) on Popular Economy and the Government Markets in Haiti"
Federico Neiburg Bio:
Federico Neiburg is professor of Social Anthropology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (National Museum), and principal investigator at the Brazilian Research Council (CNPq). In recent years his investigations have been concerned with the relationships between the economic sciences and the economic cultures, and the social and cultural history of inflation in Brazil and Argentina. He has published articles on that subject in journals such as Comparative Studies in Society and History, Anthropological Theory, Actes de la Recherche en sciences sociales, Genèse, sciences sociales et histoire, and Mana. Estudos de Antropologia Social. He is Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. Since 2007 he is leading a collective ethnographical research project, based in the Republic of Haiti, on the popular economy, the anthropology of money and markets. In 2010 he delivered the Sidney Mintz Lecture at Johns Hopkins University. He is also head of the research group on economy and culture (NuCEC, www.culura-economia.org).
(Co-sponsored with Race and Citizenship in the Americas Network and Program in Latin American Studies)
Discussants: Viviana Zelizer and João Biehl
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall
Date/Time: 12/10/12 at 4:30 pm - 12/10/12 at 6:00 pm