Christopher Kaplonski

Biography

Christopher Kaplonski is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, and was one of the first Western anthropologists to carry out fieldwork in Mongolia in the early 1990s. He has published widely on collective memory, political violence, identity, and coming to terms with the past. His most recent book is The lama question: violence, sovereignty and exception is early socialist Mongolia (2014). Chris has recently turned his academic attention to issues involving wine, sustainability and understandings of taste. He currently conducts research and fieldwork in Austria.

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