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About this Fellow

Social & Cultural Anthropology, Other Branches Eastern Europe including Russia East Asia South Asia Central and Inner Asia Caucasus

Website: http://innerasiaresearch.org/CHsite/index.html

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emerita and Director of Research, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer then Reader in Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 1978 - 1998
  • Professor of Asian Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 1998
  • Professor Emerita and Director of Research, University of Cambridge, 2013
  • Professor of Asian Anthropology, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1998 - 2013

Publications

Karl Marx collective 1986

The archetypal actions of ritual 1994

Shamans and elders 1996

Other Africa, Asia and the Middle East Fellows

Professor Rana Mitter

The history and politics of modern China; history of twentieth-century China, in particular the Republican period (1912-1949) and Cold War; contemporary Chinese nationalism and Sino-Japanese relations

Professor Roel Sterckx

Classical and literary Chinese language and philology; history, religion and thought of pre-imperial and early imperial China; text and manuscript studies (Warring States, Qin, and Han periods); the natural world in pre-modern China

Professor John Healey

Aramaic inscriptions of the Roman-period Near East (especially Nabataen & Syriac); associated historical, religious & legal studies; early development of the Arabic script; Ugaritic, Hebrew & Syriac philology & literature