Dr Margaret Bolton

Dr Margaret Bolton

Lecturer

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Biography

2007-8      Temporary Lecturer in Anthropology, Department of Social Sciences,  University of Hull

2006-7        Temporary Lecturer, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford.

2003-6       ESRC Research Fellow, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester.

2002-3        Temporary Lecturer, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester.

2001          Ph.D. – Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews. 

1993          M.Litt. – Amerindian Studies, University of St. Andrews. 

1982          B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics, University of Manchester.


External Memberships and Affiliations

Member of ESRC college of referees for postdoctoral fellowship applications

Member of planning committee for 'Seeking Bridges' conference, Oxford Brookes University.

Research

Research Overview

Andes region (Bolivia); science, technology and expertise; development; animal-human relations; colonialism; the state; ethnohistory.

Research Funding and Grants

2010-11 British Academy Small Grant: Education, Citizenship and Democracy in Rural Bolivia funding for pilot study into adult/alternative education under the Morales administration.

2010 CASS research funding: Education, Citizenship and Democracy in Rural Bolivia

2003-6  ESRC Research Fellowship: The Reception and Interpretation of Science and Technology in non-Western contexts

2002  British Academy Small Grant

2000  Radcliffe-Brown Memorial Fund Award

Publications

Publications 

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  • We Need to Talk About the Dog! Explorations of Human–Canine Relations and Community Hybridity in Bolivia

    Bolton, M.

    Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 28-47

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Review of: "Roosters at Midnight: Indigenous Signs and Stigma in Local Bolivian Politics" by Robert Albro

    Bolton, M. E.

    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 219-220

    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles

  • Animals and science: from colonial encounters to the biotech industry

    Bolton, M., Degnen, C.

    Books and Reports: Anthologies

  • Healthy meat and natural animals: nature, culture and decolonizing knowledge in Bolivia

    Bolton, M. E.

    Animals and Science. Bolton, M., Degnen, C. (eds.). Cambridge Scholars Pub., pp. 169-195, 27 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Introduction

    Bolton, M., Degnen, C.

    Animals and Science. Cambridge Scholars Pub., pp. 1-29, 29 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Review of "El Alto, Rebel City: Self and Citizenship in Andean Bolivia" by Sian Lazar

    Bolton, M.

    Journal of Peasant Studies, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 544-546

    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles

  • Counting Llamas and Accounting for People: Livestock, Land and Citizens in Southern Bolivia

    Bolton, M.

    The Sociological Review, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 5-21

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Genetic Defects or Generative Prototypes: Competing Models for Livestock Improvement in Southern Bolivia

    Bolton, M.

    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 531-549

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • The Devil and Maria Picha Picha at San Antonio de Lipez: A 'pachakuti' in the colonial past of a mining area

    Bolton, M.

    Kay Pacha. Dransart, P. (ed.). Archaeopress, pp. 47-54

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Quartering Sheep at Carnaval, Sud Lipez, Bolivia

    Bolton, M.

    The Qualities of Time. James, W., Mills, D. (eds.). Berg Publishers, pp. 187-201, 15 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

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