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R.I.P. Benedict Anderson…

Who hasn’t quoted Imagined Communities at some point in a social science career? 

Ben Anderson, author of Imagined Communities, 1936-2015

A great scholar has just died, this short salute allows those inspired by his work to add their appreciations.

Anderson speaking at the National University of Ireland Galway, 2012. Credit: Aengus McMahon. All rights reserved.Anderson speaking at the National University of Ireland Galway, 2012. Credit: Aengus McMahon. All rights reserved.Ben Anderson, author of Imagined Communities, died yesterday, Saturday 12 December, in East Java. His adopted son Wahyu Yudistira was with him and told the Jakarta Post.

Benedict Anderson, Scholar Who Saw Nations as ‘Imagined,’ Dies at 79

Benedict Anderson – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Benedict Richard O’Gorman Anderson (August 26, 1936 – December 13, 2015) was the Aaron L. Binenkorb Professor Emeritus of International Studie

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