Hans Peter Hahn

Hans P. Hahn is Professor for Anthropology with regional focus on Africa at Goethe University of Frankfurt /M., Germany. He spent many years in West Africa (Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso) doing ethnographic fieldwork on a wide range of themes of rural economies. His research interests are oriented towards material culture, consumption, migration and mobility in non-western societies. He participated in the organization of several exhibitions on culture, society and materiality. Other ongoing research initiatives are linked with polysemic approaches to material culture studies.