A public lecture by Professor Gail Kligman, UCLA Sociology, CEES Director
Professor Kligman's expertise spans the domains of political sociology, gender studies, and cultural anthropology, with a focus on socialist and postsocialist Central East Europe. Professor Kligman is the author, co-author or co-editor of several books. Among them, Calus: Symbolic Transformation in Romanian Ritual received the Chicago Folklore Prize in 1982; The Politics of Duplicity: Controlling Reproduction in Ceausescu's Romania was awarded the Heldt Prize of the Association for Women in Slavic Studies in 1998, as was The Politics of Gender after Socialism: A Comparative-Historical Essay, co-authored with Professor Susan Gal (Anthropology, University of Chicago) in 2001. She is currently working on a manuscript, together with Professor Katherine Verdery (Anthropology, CUNY), based on an extended ethnographic and archival project about the process of collectivizing property in
A podcast of the lecture is available at http://www.international.ucla.edu/euro/podcasts/
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