About this Fellow
Comparative ethnography of southern Africa; contemporary hunter-gatherers; the history of anthropology; the social anthropology of human origins, especially the co-evolution of language and kinship
- Emeritus Professor of the Anthropology of Southern Africa, University of Edinburgh
- Emeritus Professor of the Anthropology of Southern Africa, University of Edinburgh, 2016
Historical geography of trade & empire; seventeenth & eighteenth centuries; India; Caribbean; communication in speech, script & print
Comparative analysis of the evolution of cities & systems of cities in different parts of the world; dynamic modelling of complex systems in social sciences; geographical theory.
Economic geography with distinctive focus on retail & consumption: specifically retail globalisation & its host-economy impacts; & policy & practice engaged research on retail access.