John Comaroff


Monday, February 27th, 2012

The most influential African thinker alive

At the end of 2011 we contemplated asking you, dear reader, who you think was the most influential African thinker alive. We abandoned the idea for a while because of our thing against lists (except our end of year lists, of course). I got the initial idea from the British blog, Left Foot Forward, which had

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

How Europe is Evolving Toward Africa

No, this is not about the anxieties of Niall Ferguson. Anthropologist John Comaroff spoke at The Graduate Institute in Geneva about the themes that lie at the heart of (the introduction to) the latest book he co-wrote...