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. He was the spokesperson for a research training group (RTG) on Value and Equivalence (2010-2019) (https://www.value-and-equivalence.de/1/home/).
HP Hahn’s recent publications include an edited volume entitled Things as a challenge (transcript 2018) and The New Home. Households and Everyday life After Migration (Campus 2019) an Values in Things (Oxbow 2022).
More information on his academic activities are available on his homepage: https://www.uni-frankfurt.de/43492836/Hahn__Hans_Peter