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Erik de Maaker

Erik de Maaker is Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology of Leiden University. He studied at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he obtained his first degree in Cultural Anthropology in 1993. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Leiden in 2006, on a thesis entitled “Negotiating Life: Garo Death Rituals and the Transformation of Society”.

Position

Assistant Professor

Expertise

  • anthropology of borderlands
  • visual anthropology
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