Stockholm university

Open Seminar: When Hierarchy Ceases to Enchant


Date: Monday 31 October 2022

Time: 13.00 – 14.30

Location: B600 (Building B, 6th Floor), street address: Universitetsv. 10 B

Ward Keeler, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin.

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Ward Keeler is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. He specializes in Southeast Asia, having conducted long-term fieldwork in Java and Bali (Indonesia) and Burma (Myanmar). He analyzes the performing arts, language, gender, and hierarchy. In addition to publishing books and articles on these topics, he has also sought to grant outsiders access to Indonesian and Burmese literature and music. He translated and published a recent Indonesian novel and co-produced CDs of Burmese classical music.

The seminar is co-organised by the Department of Social Anthropology and Stockholm Center for Global Asia, Stockholm University.