Well-known anthropologist visits UCT

05 September 2011

Prof Akhil GuptaRenowned scholar Prof Akhil Gupta is visiting the Department of Social Anthropology as an AW Mellon Visiting Fellow from mid-August to mid-September.

Gupta, who is widely published and cited, has focused his research on the anthropology of the state and post-colonialism.

He delivered a public lecture, titled Is India's Growth Sustainable: The paradoxes of progress, on 31 August.

In addition, he will be a keynote speaker at the annual Conference of Anthropology Southern Africa, and guest speaker at the annual Monica Wilson Memorial Lecture.

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