Jan Jansen

Jan Jansen is a Lecturer at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology, Leiden University. He has conducted extensive fieldwork in Mali since 1988 and has published ethnographic studies on craftsmen (bards, blacksmiths, and divination experts) as well as critical historical work on the Mali Empire. Additionally, he has edited several bilingual text editions of oral traditions. Since 2010 he has been the Managing Editor of History in Africa: A Journal of Method.

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