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Professor Jonathan Spencer FBA

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About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Regius Professor of South Asian Language, Culture and Society, University of Edinburgh

Other Anthropology and Geography Fellows

Professor David Smith

Geographical aspects of inequality, social justice and morality, including exploration of the interface of geography and ethics; research in the USA, Eastern Europe and South Africa

Professor Stephen Daniels

The history of landscape representation, design and management; the landscape arts of eighteenth century Britain; the history of geographical knowledge and imagination

Dr Alan Baker

Historical geography: the development through time and distribution in space of leisure-related voluntary associations (especially musical societies and sports clubs) in rural France during the nineteenth century

Professor Alan Barnard

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