Social Anthropology

Hannah Fitchett

Hannah Fitchett

Hannah’s research explores perceptions of humanity’s relationship to nature among activists involved in Extinction Rebellion; a transnational movement demanding immediate and dramatic action to mitigate the climate crisis. Through multi-sighted fieldwork in Spain and...

Bridget Bradley

Bridget Bradley

Bridget Bradley is a social anthropologist whose research covers topics of mental health, kinship and community activism. She has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Britain; the United States; with online communities; health professionals and within support group...

Patrick O’Hare

Patrick O’Hare

Dr Patrick O'Hare is a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow (FLF) in the Department of Social Anthropology. His research interests centre on recycling economies in Latin America and include the themes of labour, waste, recycling, infrastructure, and plastics. He has conducted...

Leyla Sayfutdinova

Leyla Sayfutdinova

Leyla’s two-year postdoctoral research project will explore the construction of ‘oil city’ narratives in Baku, Azerbaijan. The main research objectives are to examine the official and unofficial narratives of urban continuity based on oil production in their socio-cultural context; to explore the practices of collective remembering and forgetting in constructing the narratives of Baku as a historical center of oil production; and to explore how an urban identity based on oil affects the imagination of a post-oil future among these groups.

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