The 49th Luxembourg Monthly Finance Lunch


Philosopher and anthropologist
Professor at the University of California, San Diego


"The Gift Perverted:
For an Anthropology of Corruption"

 click here for a PDF of his speech

About the speaker


Marcel Hénaff is a philosopher and anthropologist, professor at the University of California, San Diego. He has taught at the Universities of Copenhagen, Johns Hopkins, Kyoto and at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris. He studied anthropology at the University of Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

His main field of research is political philosophy and anthropology of political institutions, economic relationships, forms of social bond, reciprocity and symbolic practices. His books have been translated from French into English, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Korean. His most important book "The price of Truth" [Le Prix de la vérité] has received the 2002 Grand Prize of Philosophy of the French Academy.

 Marcel Hénaff


Drinks are served starting at 11:30 h. The lunch will commence at 12:15 h.

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 For TIGFI members lunch at 45€ per person, non-members at 60€ per person, to be paid prior to lunch on the TIGFI account: BCEELULL LU06 0019 3055 2757 2000
A no show policy will be enforced.

 Journalists are welcome to attend the talk only without payment or to take lunch as regular paying guests.


Details of this event

Event date 26th October 2016
Individual Price EUR 60.00
Speaker Marcel Hénaff
Location Cercle Munster
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