Prof Karen Sykes

Professor of Anthropology

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Biography

Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, 2000 to present.

Visiting Professor, Australian National University, 2012

Visiting Researcher, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia, 2012 

Visiting Professor, L' Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Paris, France. Spring, 2005

Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 1999 - 2002

PhD. Princeton University, New Jersey, USA (1995) with a thesis entitled Knowledge, Education and National Development in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

M.A. University of Western Ontario, Canada (1987) with a thesis entitled A Public Anthropology: Mead & Metraux in Redbook, 1961-79.

B.Soc. Sci. History and Anthropology, University of Western Ontario, Canada (1983).

B.Ed. University of Western Ontario, Canada (1984).

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I am currently working with PhD candidates who share interests in social reconstruction and theories of society, the anthropology of knowledge, aesthetics, ethics, intergenerational relations and property relations.

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