About this Fellow
Anatoly M. Khazanov is Ernest Gellner Professor of Anthropology (Emeritus) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In 1985-1990, he was Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is a Corresponding Member of the UNESCO International Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilization, an Honorary Member of the Central Eurasian Society and Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Hebrew University in Jersualem. He has published and edited 19 books and volumes and is the author of about 200 articles and other scholarly publications. Among his monographs is Nomads and the Outside World (second edition: the University of Wisconsin Press, 1994) and After the USSR. Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Politics in the Commonwealth of Independent States (The University of Wisconsin Press, 1995). His current research interests include ethnicity and nationalism, culture representation, post-Communist societies, and pastoral nomadism.
- Ernest Gellner Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The ethnology of Amazonian Indians, especially of their use and perception of the environment; the comparative anthropology of the relations between nature and society
Environmental governance: relations between land use planning, environment & sustainability; policy processes in modern democracies, especially the role of knowledge, ideas & advice in policy formation & change.
Historical geography of British empire & exploration, eighteenth to twentieth centuries; histories of collecting, visual culture & geographical knowledge
The entanglement of natural & social histories in Iceland & Greenland; the anthropological contribution to climate change research; the history of Artic anthropology; the foundations of anthropological knowledge