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.
About this Fellow
- Regius Professor of South Asian Language, Culture and Society, University of Edinburgh
The history of geography and cartography; the historical geography of France and the French empire in the 19th and 20th centuries
The evolution of human behaviour and culture, especially demography and anthropology; the evolutionary ecology of reproduction, cultural phylogenetics, and the evolution of co-operative behaviour
Early contact between islanders and Europeans in the Pacific during the 18th and early 19th century; Maori life, past and present; Polynesian voyaging and navigation