Mr Paul Robert Gilbert
|Post:||Research Student (Anthropology)|
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He holds a First Class BA Honours degree in Anthropology from Durham University (2006-2009), and an MSc (Distinction) in Ethnobotany from the University of Kent at Canterbury (2009-2010).
Paul is also a Research Assistant for the Centre for New Economies of Development, working on the Development Studies Association funded project entitled 'Critical Engagements with the Bottom of the Pyramid' (see www.responsiblebop.com).
He has published book reviews relevant to his Doctoral and MSc research in several peer-reviewed journals. Paul's undergraduate thesis has recently been published in a special issue of the Durham Anthropology Journal (included in the Directory of Open Access Journals as 'Durham Anthropological Journal'), and a paper drawing on his MSc research has been published in Agriculture and Human Values:
Gilbert, P. R. 2013. Deskilling, agrodiversity and the seed trade: a view from contemporary British allotments. Agriculture and Human Values, 30 (1): 101-114. DOI: 10.1007/s10460-012-9380-z
Gilbert, P. R. 2012. The development of difference: Social change around the Ok Tedi Copper and Gold Mine, Papua New Guinea. Durham Anthropology Journal, 18(1): 61-114.
Gilbert, P. R. 2012. Book Review: Adventures in Aidland: The Anthropology of Professionals in International Development by David Mosse (ed.) and Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets by Annelise Riles. Anthropology in Action, 19 (2): 46-49.
Gilbert, P. R. 2012. Book Review: In the Time of Oil: Piety, Memory & Social Life in an Omani Town. Mandana E. Limbert. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. Anthropology of Work Review, 33 (1): 52-54.
Gilbert, P. R. 2012. Book Review: Martin Döring and Brigitte Nerlich (eds): The social and cultural impact of foot-and-mouth disease in the UK in 2001. Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK, 2009. Agriculture and Human Values, 29(2): 275-276.
Gilbert, P. R. 2011. Book Review: Frontiers of Commodity Chain Research. Jennifer Bair, ed. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. Anthropology of Work Review, 32 (1): 44-45.
Gilbert, P. R. 2011. Book Review: Factor 5: Transforming the Global Economy through 80% Improvements in Resource Productivity. Von Weizsäcker, Ernst, Karlson Hargroves, Michael. H. Smith, Cheryl Desha, and Peter Stasinopoulos. 2009. Earthscan, London. Economic Botany, 65 (2): 234-235.
Gilbert, P. R. 2011. Book Review: Beyond Cladistics. The Branching of a Paradigm. Williams, David. M. and Sandra Knapp, eds. 2010. University of California Press. Economic Botany, 65 (2): 238-239.