Ulf HannerzUlf Hannerz, (born June 9, 1942 in Malmö) is a Swedish anthropologist. He is currently an emeritus professor of social anthropology at Stockholm University. He is also a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences., the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Hannerz's research interests includes urban societies, local media cultures, transnational cultural processes, and globalization. His works ''Soulside'' and ''Exploring the City'' are classic books in the area of urban anthropology.
Hannerz is the author of “Cosmopolitans and Locals in World Culture” (1990). His theory essentially explores cosmopolitanism from the analysis of expatriates.
In 2000, Hannerz delivered the Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture at the University of Rochester, considered by many to be the most important annual lecture series in the field of Anthropology.
In 2005, he received an honorary doctorate from The Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo. Provided by Wikipedia