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
Geographies of rural change and nature-society relations; geographies of ethics, with expertise in homelessness, ethical consumption, and the role of faith-based organisations in tackling social exclusion
The theory and practice of urban planning and place governance, particularly with respect to strategic spatial planning, and urban regeneration practices; empirical work primarily in Europe (including the UK)
The anthropology and history of art and material culture, especially in equatorial Africa and the western Indian Ocean; comparative work on themes such as memory, miniaturisation, and the experience of the environment
Geographical aspects of inequality, social justice and morality, including exploration of the interface of geography and ethics; research in the USA, Eastern Europe and South Africa