Gæsteforelæsning - Erica Bornstein

Philanthropy and Empathy in New Delhi

Erica Bornstein is Assistant Professor in Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA. She has a PhD from the University of California, Irvine.

Bornstein has done extensive research in the areas of philanthropy, charity and humanitarianism, development, human rights, NGOs, political anthropology, and religion, and she has fieldwork experience from southern Africa and India.

Bornstein is the author of ‘The Spirit of Development. Protestant NGOs, Morality and Economics in Zimbabwe.' (Stanford University Press, 2005), and ‘Disquieting Gifts: An Ethnography of Humanitarianism in New Delhi.' (Stanford University Press, forthcoming).