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This is my personal website; I’m an anthropologist, based at the University of Cambridge, UK. I have mostly worked on collective politics, especially the labour movement, and my most recent book explores that globally. Previously, I hvae worked on trade unionism in Argentina. I have interests in citizenship, social movements and anthropology of Latin America more generally. In the past, I have worked on collective mobilisation in El Alto, Bolivia. I am thinking about ways that ethics, politics and kinship come together in political life and activism.


2 responses to “About”

  1. Huw Jones Avatar

    Hi Sian
    Just working my way through ‘El Atlo Rebel City’ (good Xmas read!) ahead of visiting El Alto. A mate of mine from Berlin and his Bolivian wife will be moving to live in El Alto sometime next year to work for a German funded project. I can’t wait to visit them.

    I’ve picked up a few books about Bolivia in both Ingles and Castelleno but your book seems to give the best backgroumd to life there. Just got to the bit about the dances, checking out the clips from the link mentioned in the book – thougth I should say ”yuspagara!”

    Huw Jones

    1. sianlazar Avatar

      hi, and thanks for the comment. Enjoy your trip to El Alto! Sian

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