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HAHN Hans Peter

His research interests are oriented towards material culture, consumption and the impact of globalization on non-western societies. He edited a book on “Consumption in Africa” (Lit, 2008), focussing on understandings of household economies in Africa. He participated in a research programme on globalization in Africa (2000-2007), investigating the many roles of “global goods “ in West Africa.

He is speaker of the research training group “Value and Equivalency” at Goethe-University. His recent publications include an edited volume on “Mobility of Things” (Oxbow 2013) and also on the “Obstinacy of Things” (Neofelis 2015). He currently edited a volume containing Marcel Mauss’ writings on money (Suhrkamp 2015).

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