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Research Interests: Political Ecology, Nature/Culture, Environmental Anthropology, Materiality, Space/Place/Landscape, Archaeological Theory, South Asia
lisa curran
Research Interests: Political ecology of land use; governmental policies/transnational firms; natural resource sector (e.g., logging, agribusiness and mining); ecological dynamics; land rights/rural livelihoods; NGOs/protected areas/donor agencies; REDD carbon payments; corruption; Asia/Latin America.
paulla ebron
Research Interests: Comparative cultural studies, nationalism, gender, discourses of identity; Africa, African-America.
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Research Interests: Political anthropology, social and cultural theory, southern Africa
jim fox
Research Interests: Linguistic anthropology, historical linguistics, biology and evolution of language, archaeological decipherment, settlement of the New World, mythology, computational methods; Mesoamerica, Americas.
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Research Interests: The Anthropology of science; Medical anthropology; Genetics and identity; Economic anthropology; Global health politics; Africanist anthropology; Race; Health disparities; Environmental resource scarcity as a source of ethnic conflict, Senegal, West Africa, France, and the United States.
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Research Interests: medical anthropology, kinship, violence, ethics, subjectivity, aesthetics, social and political theory, ethnographic writing, United States, Latin America, especially Mexico.
thomas blom hansen
Research Interests: Broad interests spanning South Asia and Southern Africa, several cities and multiple theoretical and disciplinary interests from political theory and continental philosophy to psychoanalysis, comparative religion and contemporary urbanism.
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Research Interests: Archaeological theory, the archaeology and cultural heritage of Europe and the Middle East, excavations in Turkey, material culture.
miyako inoue
Research Interests: linguistic anthropology, semiotics, linguistic modernity, media archaeology, cybernetics, anthropology of writing, inscription devices, materialities of language, social organizations of documents (filing systems, filing cabinets, index cards, copies, archives, paperwork), voice/sound/noise, soundscape, technologies of liberalism, gender, urban studies, Japan, East Asia.
Lochlann Jain's profile photo
Research Interests: Jain’s research interests include extra-legal forms of communications, such as warning signs and medical apologies; queer studies; art and design.
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Research Interests: Paleoanthropology; Africa, Europe
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Research Interests: Medical anthropology, governmentality, illness experience, gender, China.
Tanya Luhrmann's profile photo
Research Interests: Medical and psychological anthropology, the anthropology of religion, subjectivity, comparative phenomenology, voices and visions, psychosis, spirituality, mixed methods, public anthropology
Lisa Malkki's profile photo
Research Interests: Historical anthropology; historical consciousness and memory; mass displacement and exile; racial essentialism and mass violence; nationalism and internationalism; the ethics and politics of humanitarianism; religion and contemporary missions in Africa; religion and globalization; social uses of the category, art, and the politics of visuality.
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Research Interests: archaeological theory, ethnography, UNESCO World Heritage, Middle East, India, South Africa, Egypt, identity, politics, embodiment, postcolonial and feminist theory, ethics.
Krish Seetah's profile photo
Research Interests: Zooarchaeology, human-animal relationships, colonialsm, Indian Ocean World
Kabir Tambar's profile photo
Research Interests: Religion and secularism, pluralism and nationalism, the politics of affect, Islam, Middle East, Turkey
Sharika Thiranagama's profile photo
Research Interests: Ethnicity, Violence, Gender, Kinship, Displacement, Political Anthropology and Political Theory, Sri Lanka, South Asia
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Research Interests: historical archaeology, archaeology of colonialism, culture contact, Spanish-colonial archaeology, overseas Chinese archaeology, postcolonial theory, gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, cultural resource management, public archaeology, community-based research, California archaeology
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Research Interests: Anthropology of capitalism, transnationalism, social and cultural theory, feminist theory. U.S., Italy.