Guest
Erik Harms, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

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Episode: April 29, 2009

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Professor Erik Harms, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, is a socio-cultural anthropologist with research interests in the study of urban and peri-urban life, and rural-urban transitions. He specializes in the political, economic, and social transformations engulfing the post-colonial "megacities" of Southeast Asia and has carried out extensive fieldwork in and around Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Professor Harms talks about his newest book, Saigon’s Edge.

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