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
Anthropology of the environment, cultural cognition, ethnobiological knowledge systems; eastern Indonesia
Communications and Media Studies USA, Canada and/or Mexico
The anthropology of kinship with particular reference to Malaysia & Britain, domestic relations, historical migration, the house, adoption reunions, kinship & memory, bodily substance, the interface between popular & medical ideas about blood.
Social theory and human geography; colonial power, late modern war and military occupation in the Middle East; Orientalism and cultures of travel in Egypt, 1780-1920.