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Professor Nicholas Thomas FBA

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About this Fellow

Polynesia Melanesia Micronesia Anthropology Historical Anthropology

Website: http://maa.cam.ac.uk/maa/professor-nicholas-thomas/

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Historical Anthropology, and Director, Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Anthropology, Goldsmith's College, University of London, Goldsmiths, University of London, 1999 - 2006
  • , King's College University of Cambridge, 1986 - 1989
  • Professor of Historical Anthropology, and Director, Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 2006

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Professor John Mack

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Professor David Smith

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