Theory from the South, or How Euro-America is Evolving Toward Africa (2011) Jean Comaroff is Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies at Harvard University

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Dr. Max Carocci, Birkbeck, University of London Warriors of the Plains (McGill-Queen’s University Press)  

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Dr Elizabeth Hull, SOAS, University of London Hull, Elizabeth, Agriculture, food security, foodways and health in the Makhathini farming region of South Africa http://www.lcirah.ac.uk/node/110

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Giulia Zoccatelli, SOAS, University of London Globalising Empowerment: an ethnography of AIDS and civil society in post-socialist China  

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Professor Mark Hobart, SOAS, University of London Hobart, Mark (2011) ’Live or dead? Televised theatre and its audiences in Bali.’ In: Chan, Felicia andKarpovich, Angelina and Zhang, Xin, (eds.), Genre in Asian film and television: new approaches.Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 13-32.   Key Points Theoretically, Bali has long served as a limiting possibility of the human condition, because Balinese are supposedly so different […]

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Dr Reza Gholami, SOAS, University of London Citizenship, heritage and identity within education and teaching in the UK, (forthcoming)  

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Dr. Emma Crewe, SOAS, University of London, 2013 British House of Commons, Leverhulme Research Fellowship EC – Key points for Faculti 1.     MPs have multiple and interconnected roles pulling them in different and sometimes irreconcilable directions. The differences between them arise from their identity (gender, class, and age, as examples); their professional background; and their party […]

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Professor Trevor H J Marchand, SOAS, London Marchand, T.H.J. 2012. ‘Knowledge in Hand: explorations of brain, hand and tool’, in R. Fardon, O. Harris, T. Marchand, M. Nuttall, C. Shore, V. Strang and R. Wilson (eds) The Sage Handbook of Social Anthropology, London: Sage. Pp. 261-272. Marchand, T.H.J. 2014 (forthcoming). ‘Skill and Ageing: perspectives from […]

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Professor Tom Selwyn, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Selwyn, Tom (2012) ‘Anthropology of Mediterranean Tourism.’ Emzin Art Magazine, 12 (1-2).

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Dr John R Campbell, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Refugees and the Law: An ethnography of the British Asylum System Key points 1. International refugee law paradoxically recognizes that individual nation-states are responsible for persecuting their nationals who have a right to protection/asylum outside their country of origin, and that a nation-state is […]

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Dr Kostas Retsikas, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Retsikas, Kostas (2012) ‘Becoming Sacred: Humanity and Divinity in East Java, Indonesia.’ In: Marsden, M. and Retsikas, K., (eds.), Articulating Islam: Anthropological Approaches to Muslim Worlds. Dordecht: Springer. Retsikas, Kostas (2013) ‘Review of Southeast Asia’s Credit Revolution: From Moneylenders to Microfinance.’ ASEASUK News, 53 . […]

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Zene, Cosimo, ed. (2013) The Political Philosophies of Antonio Gramsci and B.R. Ambedkar. Itineraries of Subalterns and Dalits. London, New York: Routledge . (Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies )   Key Points: Following my initial historical-anthropological research into the life-experience of Dalits in Bengal/Bangladesh and in particular their interaction with various Christian missionary groups and their […]

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Dr. Dolores P Martinez, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Martinez, Dolores (2009) Remaking Kurosawa: translations and permutations in global cinema. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Key Points In an attempt to go beyond previous scholarship on the films of Akira Kurosawa, this research project examined how his films have been inspirations and models in […]

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Dr Anne Mette Fisker-Nielsen, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2013) ‘Socially Engaged in a Political World: Soka Gakkai as Civil Society.’ Faith in Civil Society – Religious Actors as Drivers of Change . Key Points 1) Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2012) Religion and Politics in Contemporary Japan: Soka Gakkai Youth and […]

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Ms Elaine Forde, Goldsmiths, London http://www.gold.ac.uk/anthropology/current-students/elaineforde/

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Dr. Lucy Duran, School of Oriental and African Studies, London 2013 “Poyi! Bamana jeli music, Mali, and the blues”, Journal of African Cultural Studies 25/2, pp. 211-246 2011 “Music production as tool of research, and impact”, Ethnomusicology Forum, vol. 20/2, pp. 229-32 Segu Blue (Poyi) Bassekou Kouyate mp3  

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Dr. Rachel Harris, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Harris, Rachel (2011) ‘Invitation to a mourning ceremony: perspectives on the Uyghur internet.’ Inner Asia, 13 (1). pp. 27-49. Harris, Rachel (2012) ‘Tracks: temporal shifts and transnational networks of sentiment in Uyghur song.’ Ethnomusicology, 56 (3). pp. 450-475. Key Points Invitation to a mourning ceremony’: […]

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Professor Keith Howard, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Howard, Keith (2013) ‘Politik der Musik: Koreanische vs. Westliche musik in Korea.’ Kultur Korea, 1 (1). pp. 4-6. Howard, Keith (2012) ‘East Asian Music as Intangible Cultural Heritage.’ In: Howard, Keith, (ed.), Music as Intangible Cultural Heritage: Policy, Ideology and Practice in the Preservation of […]

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Professor Stephen Nugent, Goldsmiths, London Scoping the Amazon: image, icon, ethnography, to be published 1 February by Berg

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Dr. Nicholas De Genova, Reader in Urban Geography, Department of Geography, King’s College London 2013 “Spectacles of Migrant ‘Illegality’: The Scene of Exclusion, the Obscene of Inclusion.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 36(7): 1180-1198.

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Dr Brendan Donegan, Goldsmiths College, London Donegan, B. (2011) “Spaces for negotiation and mass action within the National Rural Health Mission: ‘Community monitoring plus’ and people’s organizations in tribal areas of Maharashtra, India.” Pacific Affairs-An International Review of Asia and the Pacific 84 (1): 47-65. Key Points The policy framework for the government programme I […]

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