Affiliated Research Professor
Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of London
Legal and political anthropology with a current focus on the tensions between the governance of the new South Africa and the rising incidence of informal justice and cultural policing. Democracy and difference in post-revolutionary societies, and postcolonial political economy in the global south.
Listen to the podcast from BBC 4's "Thinking Allowed" program, broadcast Februay 8, 2010.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qcjwn (Comaroff segment begins at 12.40)
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