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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 Jane Duckett

Contemporary Chinese government and politics; Chinese health and social policy, poverty and inequality; comparative politics

Mr Michael C A Macdonald

Languages, scripts, inscriptions, and rock art in ancient Arabia and its environs; ancient literacy and its uses; the history of ancient Arabian cultures and of the ancient Near Eastern nomads

Professor Derek Peterson

Intellectual and cultural history of eastern Africa; the composition of books; the politics of archives; the infrastructure of religious experience; the social practice of non-conformity; Idi Amin