...an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Anthropolgy

Caroline Bennett

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Anthropology 
Thesis: To live amongst the dead: embodied and contested spaces of mass graves in Cambodia 
Email: cb500@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Glenn Walker Bowman, Dr. Michael Stephen Poltorak

Update:  Completed PhD in November 2015 and currently working at Victoria University of Wellington, Australia


Khalil Betz-Heinemann

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Anthropology 
Thesis: Conservation Practice at the Interface between Local Communities, NGOs and their Environment: An Anthropological Study 
Email: kb482@kent.ac.uk
Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Hodges and Dr Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

Overseas Fieldwork:  Cyprus


Michael Bonnington

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Anthropology 
Thesis: The Mount Scopus Slope National Park: An investigation into perceptions of conservation in contested spaces
Email: mb655@kent.ac.uk
Supervisor: Glenn Bowman, Matthew Hodges

Overseas Fieldwork:  Spain


 


Laura Burke

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Social Anthropology

Thesis: The Politics of Population Growth: contraception and agency in post-conflict Timor-Leste's population boom

Email: lb604@kent.ac.uk

Supervisor: Dr Judith Bovensiepen; Prof Roy Ellen (Emeritus)
Overseas Field-trip: Timor-Leste
Difficult Language Training: Tetum


Eve Houghton

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Anthropology
Thesis: Legal Innovation in Papau New Guinea
Email: eh307@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Melissa Demian, Judith Bovensiepen

Overseas institutional visit:  College of Asia and the Pacific, Australia (2015)
 


Anthony Knight

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Anthropology 
Thesis: (Im)possible Cohabitation: Large predator rewilding and pastoralism in contested French mountain ‘wilderness’
Email: ajk34@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Joseph Tzanopoulos and Dr. Matt Hodges

Interdisciplinary event:  Anthropology Symposium (2015)

Overseas Fieldwork:  France
 


Ilektra Kyriazidou

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Anthropology 
Thesis: Household survival in crisis: austerity and relatedness in Greece and Portugal
Email: ik75@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Dimitrios Theodossopoulos, Prof. Joao de Pina-Cabral

Overseas Fieldwork:  Greece
 


Kay Lewis-Jones

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Social Anthropology

Thesis:  The Millennium Seed Bank and Seeds as shared vital-objects of promise in ex-situ conservation

Email: kew37@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Dr Rajindra Puri and Prof Roy Ellen

Difficult Language Training:  Kartuli

Overseas institutional visit:  Columbia University (2016)


Jade Richards

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Social Anthropology

Thesis:  Hope, Temporality and Long Distance Education in Rural Mongolia

Email: jmr44@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Dr Matt Hodges, Dr David Henig and Dr Glenn BowmanMongolia

Overseas Fieldwork:  Mongolia

Difficult Language Training:  Khalkha, Mongolian


Lisa Rodan

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Anthropology 
Thesis: Household survival in crisis: austerity and relatedness in Greece and Portugal
Email: lvr2@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Joao de Pina-Cabral, Dr. Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

Overseas Fieldwork:  Portugal

Difficult Language Training:  Portuguese
 


Laura Rohs

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Anthropology 
Thesis: Wild medicinal plant collectors in central Bulgaria: commercial harvesting, local practices, and resource access at the margins of the European Union
Email: lr289@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Miguel Alexiades, Dr. David Henig

Difficult Language Training:  Bulgarian

Overseas Fieldwork:  Bulgaria