New Lecturer in Museum Studies

In September 2019, I joined the staff of the Department as Anthropology as the first Lecturer in Museum Studies. Previously, I was a Teaching Fellow at the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, where I inaugurated a collective focused on the development of Museum Studies pedagogy; PRISM.

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All bets are off: it's a US election year

A US Presidential Election isn’t a single day event.  Well, it is – in that voters have one day in which to cast their ballot for the president.  But the contest begins well in advance of the November election, and this year is no exception.  No sooner had Donald Trump…

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Brexit and Belonging (Part 2)

Brexit and Belonging: An interview with Katharine Tyler (Associate Professor in Anthropology, University of Exeter) and Cathrine Degnen (Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Newcastle University) about their anthropological research into Brexit, by Andrew Whitehouse (Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Aberdeen).

I recently interviewed Katharine Tyler (Principal Investigator) and Cathrine…

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Brexit and Belonging (Part 1)

Brexit and Belonging: An interview with Katharine Tyler (Associate Professor in Anthropology, University of Exeter) and Cathrine Degnen (Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Newcastle University) about their anthropological research into Brexit, by Andrew Whitehouse (Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Aberdeen).

I recently interviewed Katharine Tyler (Principal Investigator) and Cathrine…

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The SNP: A Party of Union?

The SNP’s opponents portray it as separatist and divisive.  Secretary of State for Scotland, Alister Jack, has described the SNP’s politics as ‘narrow, angry nationalism’  akin to extremist movements in Europe. The leader of Scottish Labour, Richard Leonard, is fond of comparing the Scottish independence debate with that of Brexit,…

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