Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko

Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko is a Teaching Fellow at New York University, Shanghai, and an Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology.

Enlightenment and the Gasping City
Mongolian Buddhism at a Time of Environmental Disarray
Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko
This timely and topical book is an exploration of how people strive to live with and make sense of a degraded urban environment. Drawing on her time spent in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko examines the relationships between Buddhist ideas and practices, chronic air pollution, and post-socialist economic uncertainties. Air...

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