April 30 – Morten Axel Pedersen: “Collaborative Damage: A Comparative Ethnography of Chinese Infrastructure Projects in Mozambique and Mongolia”

April 30 – Morten Axel Pedersen: “Collaborative Damage: A Comparative Ethnography of Chinese Infrastructure Projects in Mozambique and Mongolia”

Morten Axel Pedersen has conducted fieldwork in Mongolia, the Russian Far East, and Western China on topics as diverse as shamanism, political cosmology, post-socialist transition, infrastructure, social networks, and hope. He is currently completing a comparative ethnography of Chinese Resource-Extraction projects in Mongolia and Mozambique.

Morten Axel Pedersen is Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Copenhagen.