Frédéric Keck

Keck2After studying anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, Frédéric Keck has published many works on Claude Lévi-Strauss and conducted ethnographic research on health crises caused by animal diseases, firstly at the Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments (2005-2007) then at the Hong Kong Pasteur Research Centre (2007-2009). Such research led him to publish several journal editions and collective books, as well as a book in the form of a traveller’s tale (Un Monde Grippé, 2010). Awarded many times, he is a member of the Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale based at the Collège de France, where he headed the team on “Human/Animal Relations: Contemporary Issues” (with Claude Ferret) and the project “Social Representations of Pathogens on the Boundaries of Species”, which received support from the Axa Research Fund (2013-2016). He is currently the head of the Department of Research and Education of Quai Branly Museum in Paris.

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