This course starts in 2019

Geography and Anthropology MArts

Geography and Anthropology MArts

Key information

Duration:
4 years full time
Typical A-level offer:
AAA-AAB
UCAS code:
LL7A
Start date:
September 2019
  • 100% for overall satisfaction for Geography (National Student Survey 2017)
  • 6th in the UK for Geography and Environmental Studies (The Guardian University Guide 2018)
  • 97% of Department of Anthropology students were in work or further study six months after graduating (HESA EPI, Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016)

If you want to explore the relationship between communities, culture, society and the environment, this is the course from you.

You learn from leading experts, on topics ranging from migration to gender inequality.

This course includes an integrated Masters year, allowing you to develop advanced research skills.

We’re proud of our ambitious and adventurous programme of global field-trip destinations, currently including locations such as Los Angeles, the Mojave Desert, Dubai and China. And even when you’re working closer to home, our setting – Brighton and the UK’s newest National Park – means you’ll learn both inside and outside the classroom.

MArts or BA?

We also offer this course as a three-year BAFind out about the benefits of an integrated Masters year.

“The lecturers and the infinite opportunities have kept me engaged constantly throughout my degree.” Sam AireyGeography and Anthropology BA

Entry requirements

A-level

Typical offer

AAA-AAB

GCSEs

You will also need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).

You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Extended Project Qualification

We take the EPQ into account when considering your application and it can be useful in the summer when your results are released if you have narrowly missed the conditions of your offer. We do not routinely include the EPQ in the conditions of your offer but we sometimes offer alternative conditions that include the EPQ. If you wish to discuss this further please contact Admissions at ug.enquiries@sussex.ac.uk

Other UK qualifications

Access to HE Diploma

Typical offer

Pass with 45 level 3 credits at Merit or above of which 30 - 45 credits must be at Distinction.

Subjects

Humanities or social sciences.

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).

Cambridge Pre-U Principle Subjects (including A-level mixes)

Typical offer

D3, M1 and M2 in the Pre-U

If you have one A-level and two Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects we would normally expect you to have grade A at A-level, D3 and M2 in the two Pre-Us. 

If you have two A-levels and a Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subject we would normally expect you to have grades AB at A level and D3 in the Pre-U.

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).
You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

International Baccalaureate

Typical offer

34-36 points overall from the full IB Diploma.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level

Typical offer

Grade A in A-level and DM in Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma.

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).
You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels

Typical offer

Grades AB in A-levels and Distinction in BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate. 

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).
You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma)

Typical offer

DDD

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).
You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Scottish Highers

Typical offer

AAAAA-AAABB

GCSEs

You will also need Scottish National 5 in Mathematics at grade C.

Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced

Typical offer

Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate and two A-level grades AAA – AAB

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade C (grade 4).

You should also have a broad range of GCSEs (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

International Baccalaureate

Typical offer

34-36 points overall from the full IB Diploma.

European Baccalaureate

Typical offer

Overall result of at least 80%

Additional requirements

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Other international qualifications

Australia

Typical offer

Relevant state (Year 12) High School Certificate, and between 92% - 95% in the ATAR or UAI/TER/ENTER. Or a Queensland OP of 3 or below.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Austria

Typical offer

Reifeprüfung or Matura with an overall result of 1.8 to 1.6 for first-year entry.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Belgium

Typical offer

Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (CESS) or Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs with a good overall average. 

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Bulgaria

Typical offer

Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with excellent final-year scores (normally 5.5 overall with 6 in key subjects).

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Canada

Typical offer

 Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 75%-80% from 6 grade 12 U, U/C or M courses

British Columbia Certificate of Graduation AAABB - AAAAB from 5 grade 12 courses

We also recognise the High School Diploma from other provinces -including Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick- where we look for strong performance in grade 12 subjects, and the Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC) from Quebec.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

China

Typical offer

We usually do not accept Senior High School Graduation for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

However, we may consider you if you have studied one year or more of Higher Education in China at a recognised degree awarding institution, or if you are following a recognised International Foundation Year.

If you want to apply for a business-related course which requires an academic ability in Mathematics, you normally also need a grade B in Mathematics from the Huikao or a score of 90 in Mathematics from the Gaokao.

If you have the Senior High School Graduation, you may be eligible to apply for our International Foundation Year. If you successfully complete an International Foundation Year, you can progress on to a relevant undergraduate course at Sussex.

Check which qualifications the International Study Centre accepts for the International Foundation Year.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Croatia

Typical offer

Maturatna Svjedodžba with an overall score of at least 4.5 - 5 

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Cyprus

Typical offer

Apolytirion of Lykeion with an overall average of at least  19/20 will be considered for first-year entry.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Czech Republic

Typical offer

Maturita with a good overall average.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Denmark

Typical offer

Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) or studentereksamen with an overall average of at least 7-10 on the new grading scale

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Finland

Typical offer

Finnish Ylioppilastutkinto with overall final result of at least 5.75 to 6.0 in the final matriculation examinations.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

France

Typical offer

French Baccalauréat with an overall final result of at least 14/20 to 15/20

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

 

Germany

Typical offer

German Abitur with an overall result of 1.8 to 1.6 or better.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Greece

Typical offer

Apolytirion with an overall average of at least 18 or 19/20 will be considered for first-year entry.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Hong Kong

Typical offer

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with grades of 5,5,4 to 5,5,4 from three subjects including two electives. 

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Hungary

Typical offer

Erettsegi/Matura with a good averageof at least 55544 to 55555

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

India

Typical offer

Standard XII results

80%- 85% from ISC Indian School certificate of Education (CISCE) 
80%- 85% from SSC All India Senior School Certificate Examination (CBSE)
80%- 85% HSC Higher Secondary Certificate ( Maharashtra )

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Iran

Typical offer

High School Diploma and Pre-University Certificate.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Ireland

Typical offer

Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level) at H1,H1,H2,H2,H2 to H1 H1 H2 H2 H3.

Additional requirements

You must have at least grade O4 in Mathematics. 

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

 

Israel

Typical offer

Bagrut, with at least 8/10 in at least six subjects, including one five-unit subject.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Italy

Typical offer

Italian Diploma di Maturità or Diploma Pass di Esame di Stato with a Final Diploma mark of at least 85/100 to 90/100.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Japan

Typical offer

Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate is suitable for entry to our Foundation Years. Find out more about Foundation Years.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Latvia

Typical offer

Atestats par Visparejo videjo Izglitibu with very good grades in state exams.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Lithuania

Typical offer

Brandos Atestatas including scores of 80-90% in at least three state examinations (other than English).

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Luxembourg

Typical offer

Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Malaysia

Typical offer

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) AAA-AAB, Maticulation 3.5, UEC overall average grade A2-B3 (75%-80%)

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Netherlands

Typical offer

Voorereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO), normally with an average of at least 7.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Nigeria

Typical offer

You are expected to have one of the following:

  • Higher National Diploma
  • One year at a recognised Nigerian University
  • Professional Diploma (Part IV) from the Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology of Nigeria
  • Advanced Diploma

You must also have a score of C6 or above in WAEC/SSC English.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Norway

Typical offer

Norwegian Vitnemal Fra Den Videregaende Opplaering - Pass with an overall average of between 4.5 to 5

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Pakistan

Typical offer

Bachelor (Pass) degree in arts, commerce or science.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Poland

Typical offer

Matura with three extended-level written examinations, normally scored within the 7th stanine.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Portugal

Typical offer

Diploma de Ensino Secundario normally with an overall mark of at least 18/20.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Romania

Typical offer

Diploma de Bacalaureat with an overall average of 9 to 9.5 

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Singapore

Typical offer

A-levels, as well as certain certificates and diplomas.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Slovakia

Typical offer

Maturitna Skuska or Maturita with honours, normally including scores of 1 in at least three subjects.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Slovenia

Typical offer

Secondary School Leaving Diploma or Matura with at least 25 points overall.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

South Africa

Typical offer

National Senior Certificate with very good grades. 

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Spain

Typical offer

Spanish Título de Bachillerato (LOGSE) with an overall average result of at least 8.0 to 8.5.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Sri Lanka

Typical offer

Sri Lankan A-levels.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Sweden

Typical offer

Fullstandigt Slutbetyg with good grades.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Switzerland

Typical offer

Federal Maturity Certificate.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Turkey

Typical offer

Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme is normally only suitable for Foundation Years, but very strong applicants may be considered for first year entry. Find out more about Foundation Years.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

USA

Typical offer

We look at your full profile taking into account everything you are studying, including the high school graduation diploma, Grade 12 GPA, SAT tests and subject tests and/or ACT grades  We are particularly interested in AP tests and would ideally like to see 3 good AP scores

Advanced Placement Tests with scores of 5,5,5 to 5,5,4 in three subjects.

If you have taken the SAT reasoning tests we'd normally expect a combined score of at least 1300 and will look for around 600 in relevant subject tests.

If you've taken the ACT we'd expect to see a composite score of at least 26

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

My country is not listed

If your qualifications aren’t listed or you have a question about entry requirements, email ug.enquiries@sussex.ac.uk

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in each component

IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date. Your score must be valid when you begin your Sussex course. You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test.

If you are applying for degree-level study we can consider your IELTS test from any test centre, but if you require a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) for an English language or pre-sessional English course (not combined with a degree) the test must be taken at a UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)-approved IELTS test centre.

Find out more about IELTS

Other English language requirements

Proficiency tests

Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE)

For tests taken before January 2015: Grade B or above

For tests taken after January 2015: 176 overall, including at least 169 in each skill

We would normally expect the CAE test to have been taken within two years before the start of your course.

You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test. Find out more about Cambridge English: Advanced.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

For tests taken before January 2015: grade C or above

For tests taken after January 2015: 176 overall, including at least 169 in each skill

We would normally expect the CPE test to have been taken within two years before the start of your course.

You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test. Find out more about Cambridge English: Proficiency.

Pearson (PTE Academic)

62 overall, including at least 56 in all four skills.

PTE (Academic) scores are valid for two years from the test date. Your score must be valid when you begin your Sussex course. You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test. Find out more about Pearson (PTE Academic).

TOEFL (iBT)

88 overall, including at least 20 in Listening, 19 in Reading, 21 in Speaking, 23 in Writing.

TOEFL (iBT) scores are valid for two years from the test date. Your score must be valid when you begin your Sussex course. You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test. Find out more about TOEFL (iBT).

The TOEFL Institution Code for the University of Sussex is 9166.

English language qualifications

AS/A-level (GCE)

Grade C or above in English Language.

Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)/ AS or A Level: grade C or above in Use of English

French Baccalaureat

A score of 12 or above in English.

GCE O-level

Grade C or above in English.

Brunei/Cambridge GCE O-level in English: grades 1-6.

Singapore/Cambridge GCE O-level in English: grades 1-6.

GCSE or IGCSE

Grade C or above in English as a First Language.

Grade B or above in English as a Second Language

German Abitur

A score of 12 or above in English.

Ghana Senior Secondary School Certificate

If awarded before 1993: grades 1-6 in English language.

If awarded between 1993 and 2005: grades A-D in English language.

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

 Level 4, including at least 3 in each component in English Language.

Indian School Certificate (Standard XII)

The Indian School Certificate is accepted at the grades below when awarded by the following examination boards:

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) – English Core only: 70%

Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) - English: 70% 

International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)

English A or English B at grade 5 or above.

Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) 119/GCE O-level

If taken before the end of 2008: grades 1-5 in English Language.

If taken from 2009 onwards: grade C or above in English Language.

The qualification must be jointly awarded by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES).

West African Senior School Certificate

Grades 1-6 in English language when awarded by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) or the National Examinations Council (NECO).

Country exceptions

Select to see the list of exempt English-speaking countries

If you are a national of one of the countries below, or if you have recently completed a qualification equivalent to a UK Bachelors degree or higher in one of these countries, you will normally meet our English requirements. Note that qualifications obtained by distance learning or awarded by studying outside these countries cannot be accepted for English language purposes.

You will normally be expected to have completed the qualification within two years before starting your course at Sussex. If the qualification was obtained earlier than this we would expect you to be able to demonstrate that you have maintained a good level of English, for example by living in an English-speaking country or working in an occupation that required you to use English regularly and to a high level.

Please note that this list is determined by the UK’s Home Office, not by the University of Sussex.

List of exempt countries

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada**
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United Kingdom
  • USA

** Canada: you must be a national of Canada; other nationals not on this list who have a degree from a Canadian institution will not normally be exempt from needing to provide evidence of English.

Admissions information for applicants

Transfers into Year 2

Yes. Find out more about transferring into Year 2 of this course. We don’t accept transfers into the third or final year.

If your qualifications aren’t listed or you have a question about entry requirements, email ug.enquiries@sussex.ac.uk

Don’t meet our entry requirements?

If you don't meet our entry requirements, we offer Foundation Year courses to prepare you for Year 1 of your chosen degree course:

Modules

Find out about our types of undergraduate degrees, their structure, modules and credits

Core modules

    Autumn teaching
    Spring teaching

    These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

    Core modules

      Autumn teaching
      Spring teaching

      Options

        Spring teaching

        These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

        Field trips

        Get involved in fieldwork from the start of your course. You develop research, analytical and team-working skills in regions where our academics actively conduct research. 

        In Year 2, you can pick from an exciting range of locations: current destinations include China, the Mojave Desert, Dubai and Los Angeles. There is also a UK-based field trip.

        Find out about the 2,000-year-old artefacts found by a Sussex student on a field trip to the Mojave desert

        Find out more about Geography field trips at Sussex

        Study abroad (optional)

        Apply to study abroad – you’ll develop an international perspective and gain an edge when it comes to your career. Find out where your course could take you

        Beautiful nature, dog sledging in the Artic, Swedish 'fika', and a great social life. I could not have chosen better!”Georgia Donati Clarke
        Geography BSc
        Studied abroad in Sweden 

        Placement (optional)

        A placement is a great way to network and gain practical skills. When you leave Sussex, you’ll benefit from having the experience employers are looking for. Find out more about placements and internships.

        Please note: If you’re receiving – or applying for – USA federal Direct Loan funds, you can’t transfer to the version of this program with an optional study abroad period in any country or optional placement in the USA. Find out more about American Student Loans and Federal Student Aid

        Core modules

          Autumn teaching
          Spring teaching

          Options

            Autumn teaching
            Spring teaching

            These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

            I advise international policy organisations, such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.”Professor David Ockwell
            Senior Lecturer in Geography 

            Our staff

            Anthropology

            Dr Paul Boyce

            Dr Paul Boyce

            Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and International Development

            Research interests

            Anthropology and Queer Theory in India, Anthropology of Sexualities, Anthropology of the Body, Applied Anthropology, Bioavailability, HIV prevention research, International Development, Intimacy, Male and Transgender Sex Work, Male Sex work in SE Africa, Psycho-social and Psychoanalytic perspectives in Anthropology, Queer and Transgender Representation, Queer Theory, Sexual and gendered subjectivities, Sexuality and Law in Nepal, Visual Anthropology and Media

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            Prof Jane Cowan

            Prof Jane Cowan

            Professor of Social Anthropology

            Research interests

            anthropology of gender and masculinity, Balkans, Dance Performance, Diplomacy & International Relations, Ethnography And Anthropology, Feminist theory, Gender and Sexuality, Greece, Human Rights, International Organization, Minority Rights, Social and political theory, Social anthropology

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            Dr Geert De Neve

            Dr Geert De Neve

            Professor of Social Anthropology & SouthAsian Studies

            Research interests

            Anthropology of Development, anthropology of South Asia, Anthropology of the Global Economy, Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethical Trade, India, Poverty and inequality, Social Protection, Social transformation, Tamil Nadu

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            Dr Nigel Eltringham

            Dr Nigel Eltringham

            Senior Lecturer in Anthropology

            Research interests

            Africa, Conflict and violence, ethnicity, Film, Genocide, Human Rights, international criminal court, International Criminal Law, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Political violence, Post conflict reconstruction, Rwanda, Transitional justice

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            Prof James Fairhead

            Prof James Fairhead

            Professor of Social Anthropology

            Research interests

            Ebola, Environmental Anthropology, Green Economy, Health, Historical Anthropology, International Development, New Guinea, West Africa

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            Prof Raminder Kaur Kahlon

            Prof Raminder Kaur Kahlon

            Professor of Anthropology & Cultural Studies

            Research interests

            Aesthetics and Politics, censorship, Conflict and violence, creative arts, culture and health, cultures of sustainability, diaspora, digital anthropology, environmental movements, gender, health risk perceptions, heritage, identity-based conflict, indian cinema, Media and international development, migration studies, nuclear power and politics, public culture, public engagement, race and ethnicity, religion and media, Religion and ritual, Science And Technology Studies, South Asia, Visual Anthropology and Media, visual cultures

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            Dr Pamela Kea

            Dr Pamela Kea

            Senior Lecturer In Anthropology

            Research interests

            Anthropology of West Africa, Asylum and FGM, childhood and youth, Feminist theory, gender and generation, Intimacy and transnational kinship relations, Mobility and relatedness, Photography art and politics, Postcolonial/Decolonial theory, race and ethnicity, The aesthetics of migration, The household moral economy, The politics of domesticity, Transnational networks and subjectivities, Visual and Material Culture, Well being

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            Dr Evan Killick

            Dr Evan Killick

            Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and International Development

            Research interests

            Amazonia, Climate & Climate Change, Conservation, Development studies, ethnography, Friendship, indigenous peoples, International Development, Kinship, Latin America, REDD

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            Dr Jon Mitchell

            Dr Jon Mitchell

            Professor of Social Anthropology

            Research interests

            Alternative Spiritualities/New Religious Movements, Anthropological Controversies, Anthropology of Catholicism, Anthropology of Religion, Anthropology of Sport, Anthropology of the Body, Anthropology of the Senses, Atheism/Secularism, Darkness in El Dorado, Experiential Anthropology, Football, Human Terrain, Malta, Marathon Running, material culture, Neoliberal subjectivities, Performance, Politics of Europeanisation, Religion and Cognition, Ritual, Statues, The Impact Agenda, UK

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            Dr Rebecca Prentice

            Dr Rebecca Prentice

            Senior Lecturer in Anthropology

            Research interests

            compensation, Development studies, Economic anthropology, Embodiment, Ethnographic Methods, Garment industry, gender, Health, Health and Safety, Human Rights, Labour relations, labour rights, medical anthropology, Neoliberal subjectivities, precariousness, Skill and craft, West Indies

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            Prof Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner

            Prof Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner

            Professor of Social & Medical Anthropology

            Research interests

            Anthropology of the Body, Biobanking and society, Bioeconomies and Biosocieties, bioethics, Biopolitics, China, Commodification of life, cultural studies of science, culture and health, East Asian cultures and societies, Embodiment and technology, Ethnography And Anthropology, Gender and ethnicity, genomics and society, Health, culture and development, Japan, Kinship and society, Life science, culture and ethics, Nationalism, Patient organisations and global health, Race, ethnicity and identity, Regenerative medicine and society, Reproductive cultures and technologies, Research Ethics, Science and global regulation, Science and innovation in society, Social anthropology, social studies of science

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            Prof Maya Unnithan

            Prof Maya Unnithan

            Professor Of Social And Medical Anthropology

            Research interests

            caste and kinship, childbirth and infertility, gender and development, health and migration, human rights and reproductive health, maternal health inequalities, reproductive technologies, Social anthropology

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            Dr Alice Wilson

            Dr Alice Wilson

            Lecturer in Social Anthropology

            Research interests

            Economic anthropology, Ethnography of the state, liberation movements, Middle East and North Africa, Political anthropology, refugees, revolution, Sovereignty, veterans

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            Geography

            Dr Fae Dussart

            Dr Fae Dussart

            Lecturer In Human Geography

            Research interests

            British Empire, class, Colonialism, Cultural Geography, domestic service, Gender and Sexuality, Historical Geography, Home, Humanitarianism, Imperial/Colonial History, Modern British history, Place and Identity, Race, The politics of domesticity

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            Dr Carl Griffin

            Dr Carl Griffin

            Reader in Historical Geography

            Research interests

            Cultural Geography, Eighteenth-Century History, Historical Geography, More-than-human histories, Nineteenth-Century History, Popular politics, Protest, Rural history

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            Dr Daniel Haberly

            Dr Daniel Haberly

            Lecturer In Human Geography

            Research interests

            Economic Geography, Financial Geography, globalisation, Human Geography

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            Prof JoAnn McGregor

            Prof JoAnn McGregor

            Professor Of Human Geography

            Research interests

            African diasporas, Conflict and violence, Development studies, Migration, Refugees and asylum, Southern Africa social history, Ur

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            Dr Katie Walsh

            Dr Katie Walsh

            Senior Lecturer in Geography

            Research interests

            Ageing, Belonging, British diaspora, Britishness, Domestic material culture, Dubai, Expatriate migration, family studies, Highly Skilled migration, Home, Home-making practices, Intimacy, Migration and diaspora

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