Humans and Other Primates: Cultural Complexity in Mountain Gorillas and Bornean Orangutans

In our second year Humans and Other Primates  module, students are provided with a foundation in evolutionary anthropology through an understanding of primate biology and evolution. This week, we are featuring our second essay on this topic, by Hovnan Gulbenkian Eayrs. Hovnan’s bio: I’m a second year student from Oxford. I discovered my interest in anthropology after Read More…

Two CRESIDA staff win teaching awards

Dr Nadine Beckmann and Dr Colette Berbesque have both won inaugural Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching, making CRESIDA the only centre in the University to have multiple staff members win awards. Dr Beckmann conducts research on HIV/AIDS and Islam; sexuality, reproduction and notions of morality and uncertainty in Zanzibar; and biopolitics and health Read More…

ESRC SeNSS Studentships in Social Anthropology at the University of Roehampton

SeNSS (South East Network for Social Sciences) is one of only 14 UK ESRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnerships which will be offering a number of full-funded ESRC doctoral studentships (for Home and EU applicants) to start in September 2019. The Centre for Research in Evolutionary, Social and Interdisciplinary Anthropology (CRESIDA) at the University of Roehampton offers both standard 3-year Read More…