Anton Blok, born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 1935. Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam. Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam.
Fellow (1 September 1987 - 31 July 1988)
As a member of the nucleus studying ritual, I intended to write, revise and rewrite four essays dealing with infamy: one on infamous occupation, one on nicknames, one on the symbology of public executions, and one on the shaming of cornutes (cuckolds).