Professor Richard Fardon FBA

Social & Cultural Anthropology, Other Branches West Africa

Elected 2004

UK Fellow
2004
Anthropology

Current post

Professor of West African Anthropology, SOAS, University of London

Past appointments

Soas, University Of London Lecturer in West African and Caribbean Anthropology

Jan 1970 -

Soas, University Of London Reader in West African Anthropology

Jan 1970 -

Soas, University Of London Head of the SOAS Doctoral School and Professor of West African Anthropology

Jan 1970 -

Soas, University Of London Professor of West African Anthropology

Jan 1970 -

University of St Andrews Lecturer in Social Anthropology

Jan 1970 -

Soas, University Of London Professor of West African Anthropology

Jan 1970 -

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

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.

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