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Dr Gabriele Marranci

Department of Anthropology

Phone: +61 2 9850 8040

Dr Gabriele Marranci is an anthropologist by training, based at the Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University, Sydney. Previously he was an Associate Professor at UWS, Australia, and then the Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore. Currently, he is also an Honorary Associate Professor at the Centre for the Study...View full profile in our Researcher's database


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Chris Houston

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology

Phone: +61 2 9850 8471

I arrived at Macquarie in 2005, after teaching anthropology for three years at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. In the anthropology programme at Macquarie I teach in the broad area of political anthropology, and also co-convene first year and Honours. In my teaching I try to engineer a...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Lisa Wynn

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology

Phone: +61 2 9850 8095

Lisa L. Wynn is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.  She received her PhD in 2003 from Princeton University, where she subsequently held two postdoctoral research positions at the Office of Population Research and the Center for Health and Wellbeing.  Her...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Ian Bedford

(PhD ANU) Dr Ian Bedford is an honorary Senior Senior Research Fellow within the Department of Anthropology. He took a PhD at the ANU (1968) in International Relations, studying a rural insurrection in Hydrabad state in India. He was an MA student at the University of the Panjab (Lahore, Pakistan) in 1961-2 ('old campus') and has spent many years in India and Pakistan. He has published three novels and translations of verse from Urdu into English'.

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Dr Jaap Timmer

(PhD) Jaap is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Applied Anthropology Program in the Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University since January 2010. Before moving to Sydney he was based in Jakarta where he worked as a Senior Research Fellow and Project Manager for Leiden University Access to Justice Project.

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Dr Sophie Gilliat-Ray

(PhD University of Wales, Lampeter) Dr Sophie Gilliat-Ray is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Religious and Theological Studies and Founding Director for the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK (Islam-UK), She is the author of numerous books and journal articles concerned with religion in British public life, and the training and education of religious professionals. She has led the AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society funded project Leadership and Capacity Building in the British Muslim Community

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