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Prof. Michael Herzfeld, D.Phil., D.Litt.

Michael Herzfeld is Professor of Ethnology at Harvard University and Curator for European Ethnology at the Peabody Museum.

Among his wide range of academic interests, his research on cultural identity in modern Greece has attracted particularly significant attention. Of his many published books, which have been translated into several languages, special note must be made of "Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State" (1997) as well as "Anthropology: Theoretical Practice in Culture and Society" (2001).

Michael Herzfeld is at the LMU in July 2012 upon invitation from Prof. Frank Heidemann (Institut für Ethnologie).