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Research Students - Social Anthropology  
   
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Email: t.farnetti@ucl.ac.uk
Year of Start: 2012
Subject: Social Anthropology

Working Title:

Indigenous cosmologies of northeastern Siberia

Supervisor(s)

Martin Holbraad; Rebecca Empson

Introduction

Research interests

  • Indigenous Siberia
  • Exchange
  • Cosmology and Ritual
  • Myth and Comparative Mythology
  • Temporality and Historicity
  • The place of comparison in Anthropological Theory
  • Anthropology of (Science-)Fiction

Academic Background/Education

BA Philosophy (Università degli Studi di Milano)
MA Philosophy (UCL)
MSc Social and Cultural Anthropology (UCL)

Publications

Farnetti, T. (Forthcoming), “Book Review of ‘Animism in Rainforest and Tundra: Personhood, Animals, Plants, and Things in Amazonia and Siberia’ by Marc Brightman, Vanessa Elisa Grotti, and Olga Ulturgasheva”, in: Inner Asia.

Translations:

De Martino, E. (2012), “Crisis of Presence and Religious Reintegration. Prefaced and Translated by Tobia Farnetti and Charles Stewart”, Hau: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 2 (2): 431-50.

URL: www.haujournal.org/index.php/hau/article/view/234/242

Funding

ESRC Studenship


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