Professor Laura Bear FBA

Anthropology of the economy, bureaucracy, infrastructures and time; effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; community co-produced policy with government organisations

Elected 2021

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UK Fellow
2021

Laura Bear specialises in the anthropology of the economy, bureaucracy, infrastructures and time, particularly in South Asia and the UK. Her current research examines the unequal effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on disadvantaged communities paying attention to the disruption of caring relations and new forms of the public good. She works on community co-produced policy with government organisations such as SAGE and MHCLG.

Current post

London School of Economics and Political Science Professor of Anthropology

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