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Bruce Kapferer

Australian anthropologist


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Bruce Kapferer is an Australian anthropologist.Biography Kapferer studied at the University of Sydney and later for the PhD at the University of Manchester. His early fieldwork was in Zambia where he researched among the Bisa of Lake Bangweulu and among mine and commercial workers in the town of Kabwe. Working under Clyde Mitchell he was an early pioneer of social network analysis but later, following extensive fieldwork in Sri Lanka, he shifted his focus to ritual demonstrating the importance of the phenomenology of aesthetics to the analysis of ritual performance. He has since extended this interest to the interpretation of nationalism and its violence.

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University of Bergen

University in Norway

University of Sydney

Australian university founded in 1850

University of Adelaide

University in Australia

University of Gothenburg

University in Gothenburg, Sweden

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#248 World Rank
#28599 World Rank
#59627 World Rank
Religious Studies
#65915 World Rank
#82346 World Rank
Political Science
#123764 World Rank
#135846 World Rank
#282697 World Rank
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