Professor Shalini Randeria has been appointed as Rector of the Institute fur die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (Institute for Human Sciences) in Vienna. She will take office in January 2015.
She is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and a Visiting Professor at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB). She has published widely on the anthropology of globalization, law, the state and social movements.
For more information, read IWM's press release here.