Author: Andrew Canessa

Andrew Canessa


Bio: I am a social anthropologist and have conducted extensive field research in highland Bolivia among an Aymara-speaking people. Director of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Essex. Member of the University of Essex Human Rights Centre Editor of the Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. Advisory board of First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies a collaboration between four academic presses (Arizona, North Carolina, Minnesota and Oregon) to publish exemplary new research in Indigenous Studies. Fellow of With its centre in Berlin is an interdisciplinary research network on social inequalities in Latin America supported by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung.

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