Spotlight on… Jonathan Skinner

Position: Reader in Social Anthropology at the University of Roehampton Bio: Jonathan completed his PhD in Social Anthropology in 1997 at the University of St Andrews, focusing on colonial relations on the British overseas territory Montserrat. He was there whilst the 1995 volcano crisis started and has looked at risk, tourism regeneration and development work Read More…

Cultural Politics on Tour – Across Northern Ireland

As part of our second year Cultural Politics on Tour module, students complete an expense-paid trip to Northern Ireland in order to apply the theories of cultural production, consumption, domination and resistance they learn to the ‘real-world’, culminating in a reflection piece. This week, our featured essay is by K. Gratia Mittelman. Gratia’s bio: K. Gratia Mittelman is a Read More…

CRESIDA doctoral dissertation on the convergence between geology and society

Jonathan Karkut, a CRESIDA student, has successfully completed his PhD Viva based on his work on the anthropology of public policy within the context of the UNESCO global geoparks network. Having qualified first as a geologist (including experience in the fields of exploration, mining and in the British Geological Survey), then gaining post-graduate and professional training Read More…