Awards & Winners

Michael Taussig

Date of Birth 03-April-1940
Place of Birth Sydney
(Australia, New South Wales, Oceania)
Nationality Australia, United States of America
Also know as Michael T. Taussig
Profession Anthropologist
Michael Taussig is an Australian anthropologist, born in Sydney. He completed secondary education in 1958 at North Sydney Boys High School and then earned a medical degree from the University of Sydney, received his PhD. in anthropology from the London School of Economics and is a professor at Columbia University and European Graduate School. Although he has published on medical anthropology, he is best known for his engagement with Marx's idea of commodity fetishism, especially in terms of the work of Walter Benjamin. He won a Berlin Prize 2007 from the American Academy in Berlin.

Awards by Michael Taussig

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Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, US & Canada
(Anthropology & Cultural Studies)