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Thomas Hylland Eriksen is a world-renowned anthropologist whose research has taken him around the globe. The author of the seminal Tyranny of the Moment: Fast and Slow Time in the Information Age was honoured by Charles University this week.
In French, it’s known as terrain vague – vague terrain, as in a wasteland or empty lot. But in reality it is any disused or largely inaccessible space, sometimes wild, sometimes industrial, where form and function stop. Social anthropologist Radan Haluzík and a group of fellow researchers and artists made vague terrain their subject of study for years.