May 14 – Martin Holbraad “How Myths Make Men in Afro-Cuban Divination”

May 14 – Martin Holbraad “How Myths Make Men in Afro-Cuban Divination”

Martin Holbraad’s main field research is in Cuba, where he focuses on Afro-Cuban religions and revolutionary politics. Author of Truth in Motion: the Recursive Anthropology of Cuban Divination (Chicago, 2012), Holbraad currently directs a major comparative project on the anthropology of revolutions.

Martin Holbraad is Professor of Social Anthropology, University College London and Co-Director of Cosmology, Religion, Ontology and Culture Research Group (CROC).