Monthly Archives: January 2016

American Ethnologist

As academic reviews go, it hardly gets any better than this review of my 2014 monograph Anders Breivik And The Rise Of Islamophobia (London and New York: Zed Books)  by Alisa Perkins at Western Michigan University in the American Anthropological Association (AAA)’s flagship journal American Ethnologist (AE), ranked 10 out of 84 anthropological journals worldwide […]

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Forthcoming title: Anthropology in our Times

The autumn of 2016 will see the publication of my edited anthology Anthropology in Our Times: From a Series in Public Anthropology on Palgrave MacMillan (New York and London. With an introduction by me and a preface by Prof Thomas Hylland Eriksen, the volume is based on a series in public anthropology featuring leading international scholars […]

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KIFO

I have recently taken up a post as Researcher at KIFO, Institute For Church, Religion And Worldview Research at Vinderen, Oslo, Norway. My new contact details are: sindre.bangstad@kifo.no For my pages at KIFO, more on KIFO, its research and staff, please consult these pages:  http://kifo.no/index.cfm?id=429139

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The Trouble of Thinking About Religion and Law: Reading Winnifred Fallers Sullivan.

First published September 13 2013 at: http://blogg.uio.no/prosjekter/plurel/content/the-trouble-of-thinking-about-religion-and-law There are few contemporary legal scholars who offer more profound and incisive analysis of the relationship between law and religion in the USA and elsewhere than Professor Winnifred Fallers Sullivan.  My own familiarity with Sullivan’s work came via the anthropological scholar Talal Asad, whose work on the vexed […]

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