William Arfman

William Arfman is a postdoctoral fellow at Tilburg University (NL). His past projects concerned contemporary Mexican ancestor veneration and the emergence of a ritual field of collective commemoration in the Netherlands. Currently he is doing research on ritual after atrocities, such as the refugee crisis and the MH17 airplane crash.


Contributions by William Arfman


Fourteen to One! | Mid-Year Special 2015

Fourteen contestants. One tetchy quizmaster. Three microphones. Numerous cases of wine. One glamorous assistant. Many bruised egos. A boisterous studio audience. A splash of irreverence. Dozens of questions. Four years of podcasts! A rapidly diminishing reservoir of academic credibility. And far, far too many in-jokes...