About this Fellow
Social and cultural anthropology
- Professor of Anthropology, London School of Economics, University of London
- Lecturer, Reader, Professor of Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1969
The history, concept and practice of territory; contemporary territorial and boundary disputes and geopolitics; political and social theory; the history of geographical and political thought
Historical anthropology of religion, social-political systems and livelihoods, especially with reference to Indian caste inequality and activism, religious pluralism (Hindu and Christian) and common property resources; the anthropology of knowledge, institutions and international development.
Chimpanzee social ecology; primate and human behaviour in a comparative framework, including influences of diet, violence and culture; self-domestication and the evolution of reduced aggression; primate conservation
Anthropology and sociology of music, media and digital cultures; anthropological theory; the social, the material, and time; cultural production, cultural institutions and creative industries; music in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries; interdisciplinarity; AI and culture; digital humanities and digital methods