Prof Karen Sykes

Professor of Anthropology

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Supervision information

Supervision areas:

Doctoral Supervision: 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.

Programme Director, Masters in Social Anthropology: I welcome conversations with applicants with Undersgraduate degrees in cognate disciplines, and are now thinking about beginning Postgraduate study in Social Anthropology 

 

Student Theses

  1. 2019
  2. From Client to Comrade: Alternative Currency and Market Relations in Mexico

    Author: Gunson, J., 31 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Wade, P. (Supervisor) & Sykes, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  3. Land and Belonging in an Indo-Fijian Rural Settlement

    Author: Leonard, P., 31 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Sykes, K. (Supervisor) & Erasaari, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  4. 2017
  5. The value of work: an ethnographic account of employment and employability in Manchester's work clubs

    Author: Foster, J., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: O'Doherty, D. (Supervisor) & Sykes, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  6. Changing the DNA of Capitalism

    Author: Parkinson, A., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Sykes, K. (Supervisor) & Evans, G. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  7. 2016
  8. The Goal of the Good House: Seasonal Work and Seeking a Good Life in Lamen and Lamen Bay, Epi, Vanuatu

    Author: Smith, R., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Sykes, K. (Supervisor) & Reeves, M. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  9. 2015
  10. GENDERED PROHIBITIONS: USING FILM TO EXPLORE CONTINUITY AND CHANGE AMONG BORORO PEOPLE IN CENTRAL BRAZIL

    Author: Kremer, F., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Henley, P. (Supervisor) & Sykes, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  11. Honiara is Hard: The Domestic Moral Economy of the Kwara'ae People of Gilbert Camp

    Author: Maggio, R., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Sykes, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  12. 2013
  13. Seeing and Being Seen: Aboriginal Community Making in Redfern

    Author: Mccomsey, M., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Sykes, K. (Supervisor) & Fairweather, I. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd