Richard Werbner, International Liaison for AfAA, is Professor Emeritus in African Anthropology, Honorary Research Professor in Visual Anthropology, at the University of Manchester. Sometime Senior Fellow at the Smithsonian Institution, and at the National Humanities Center, he has also held visiting appointments at universities in Japan, Belgium, Israel, Czech Republic, Australia, Botswana and the USA. Founder and Convener of the Satterthwaite Colloquium on Religion and Ritual, he carried out his first fieldwork among Winnebago of Nebraska in 1958, and began his long-term fieldwork in southern Africa in 1960, among Kalanga, first in Zimbabwe and later in urban and rural Botswana, and among Tswapong and Tswana. Among his books are Anthropology after Gluckman (2020), Divination’s Grasp (2015), Holy Hustlers, Schism and Prophecy (2011), Reasonable Radicals and Citizenship in Botswana (2004), Tears of the Dead (1991). His two series of films are available through Ethnographic Video Online and the Royal Anthropological Institute. His edited collections include Land Reform in the Making (1981)), Postcolonial Identities in Africa (1996), Memory and the Postcolony (1998), Postcolonial Subjectivities in Africa (2002), His current works in progress are a critique of Talking Cures, and co-authored with Pnina Werbner, a comparative book on Seeking African Customary Justice.