Chris Hann#


Chris Hann
© Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung/ Foto: Thomas Meinicke
Membership Number:4850
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:SOCIAL CHANGE AND SOCIAL THOUGHT
Elected:2018
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Homepage(s):https://www.eth.mpg.de/hann





Present and Previous Positions
  • 1999 - 2021 Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
  • 1994 - 1997 Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Kent
  • 1992 - 1999 Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Kent at Canterbury
  • 1984 - 1992 Lecturer Department of Social Anthropology University of Cambridge
  • 1980 - 1992 Fellow at Corpus Christi College Cambridge (re-admitted 2018)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Socialism and postsocialism
  • Eastern Christianity
  • History of anthropology
  • Economic anthropology
  • Hungary, Poland, Turkey, Xinjiang
  • Economic organization, property relations, religion, civil society, ethnicity and nationalism
  • Karl Polanyi

Honours and Awards
  • 2020 Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales
  • 2020 Foreign Member, Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2019 Royal Anthropological Institute, Huxley Memorial Medal
  • 2015 Royal Anthropological Institute, Rivers Memorial Medal
  • 2013 Advanced grant by the European Research Council, "Realising Eurasia: Civilisation and Moral Economy in the 21st Century". (REALEURASIA)
  • 2012 - 2021 Spokesperson, International Max Planck Research School for the Anthropology, Archaeology and History of Eurasia
  • 2013 - 2017 Honorary Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo (0.2)
  • 2013 - 2004 Fellow, Institut d'études avancées, Nantes
  • 2007 Fellow of the World Academy of Rusyn Culture
  • 2005 Honorary Member, Hungarian Ethnological Society
  • 1999 Honorary Professor, University of Kent at Canterbury
  • 2000 Honorary Professor, University of Leipzig
  • 2000 Honorary Professor, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
  • 1999 Director, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle
  • 1997 - 1999 Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
  • 1991 Royal Anthropological Institute, Curl Prize Essay
  • 1975 Lazard Scholarship, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
  • 1971 - 1974 Welsh Foundation Scholarship, Jesus College, Oxford

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