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Faculty Fellow

Stephan Palmié

Norman & Edna Freehling Professor of Anthropology and of Social Sciences in the College University of Chicago


Stephan Palmié conducts ethnographic and historical research on Afro-Caribbean cultures, with an emphasis on Afro-Cuban religious formations and their relations to the history and cultures of a wider Atlantic world. His other interests include practices of historical representation and knowledge production, systems of slavery and unfree labor, constructions of race and ethnicity, conceptions of embodiment and moral personhood, medical anthropology, and the anthropology of food and cuisine.

For more details on his research and publications, please visit his profile page at the University of Chicago.


The Anthropology of History

Project Team:

2013 – 2014