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

Top picks

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Great Thinkers: Richard Fardon FBA on Mary Douglas FBA

'Purity and Danger' made its author Mary Douglas one of Britain’s most celebrated anthropologists. In this episode Richard Fardon and Henrietta Moore discuss the book’s lasting impact and Douglas’s equally fascinating later work. 20 Jun 2019
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Publications

Raiders and Refugees: Trends in Chamba Political Development 1988

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

Fusions: Masquerades and Thought Style 2007

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