SOAS University of London

Centre for Ethnographic Theory

Giovanni Da Col

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Tibet and Southern Italy; History & theory of anthropology; hospitality and strangerhood; economic cosmologies (cosmoeconomics); luck, misfortune, chance and theories of prosperity;  comparative ideas of event;  gifts, anti-gifts and ideologies of gratuity; kinship and cosmology; witchcraft and mistrust; humour, jokes and deceptive language; sacred mountains; comparative theories of “life” and vitality; imagination; sacrifice and utopia; political economy and value of academic publishing; predatory publishers and academic scams.

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