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In November 2019, Max Bolt came to the department of Social Anthropology at Cambridge to deliver the weekly senior seminar. Kevin Yildirim spoke with him beforehand to learn more about his recent work in Johannesburg, which concerns inheritance laws and custom in post-apartheid South Africa. The interview was recorded by Javier Ruiz. Max Bolt is Reader in Anthropology and African Studies at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of the book Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms: The Roots of Impermanence, published by Cambridge University Press in 2015.