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Professor Richard Fardon FBA

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About this Fellow

Social & Cultural Anthropology, Other Branches West Africa

Website: http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff30924.php

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of West African Anthropology, SOAS, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in West African and Caribbean Anthropology, Soas, University Of London, 1970 - 1970
  • Reader in West African Anthropology, Soas, University Of London, 1970 - 1970
  • Head of the SOAS Doctoral School and Professor of West African Anthropology, Soas, University Of London, 1970 - 1970
  • Professor of West African Anthropology, Soas, University Of London, 1970 - 1970
  • Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews, 1970 - 1970
  • Professor of West African Anthropology, Soas, University Of London, 1970 - 1970

Publications

Raiders and Refugees: Trends in Chamba Political Development 1988

1970

Between God, the Dead and the Wild: Chamba interpretations of Religion and Ritual 1990

1970

Fusions: Masquerades and Thought Style 2007

1970

Other Anthropology and Geography Fellows

Professor Linda McDowell

Geographies of labour market change in the UK; gender divisions of labour; interactive work in the service sector; economic migration since 1945; memory and oral histories, especially of women migrants

Professor Daniel Miller

Anthropology of Social Media and Digital Anthropology. Anthropological approaches to material culture including clothing and homes; the role of objects in relationships; the process of consumption and the study of commerce and value

Professor Susan Smith

Unequal geographies. The dynamics and integration of housing, mortgage and financial markets; the uneven geographies of credit and investment risks in housing; the uneasy encounter between market mechanisms and an ethic of care

Professor Paul Cloke

Geographies of rural change and nature-society relations; geographies of ethics, with expertise in homelessness, ethical consumption, and the role of faith-based organisations in tackling social exclusion

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