Article by Dr Kirsty McDougall, a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 21 (January 2013).
Dr Emma Griffin held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge from 2001 to 2004, during which she studied the history of popular sports and recreations in the long eighteenth century. Here, she illustrates one aspect of her research.
Dr Mark Harris, Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews, uses two forms of ethnographic writing to explore the historical and social identity of a village of fisherpeople who live in Parú on the banks of the Amazon. He intersperses analytical chapters with narrative sections that describe more freely what people do and how they do it. In these edited extracts, he considers the importance of kinship.