Vito Laterza is a research fellow in the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo. He is an anthropologist and political analyst focusing on politics, economy and society in sub-Saharan Africa.
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We live in a world where the cultural production of symbols shapes who we are, what we do in our lives, writes Laterza.
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