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Aristoteles Barcelos Neto

  • Aristoteles Barcelos NetoLecturer in the Arts and Anthropology of the Americas
  • EmailA.Barcelos-Neto@uea.ac.uk
  • Tel0044 (0)1603 593646
  • Academic background Visiting Scholar (2007, Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale, Collège de France) Post-Doctoral Fellow (2004 - 2006, Universidade de São Paulo) PhD in Social Anthropology (2004, Universidade de São Paulo) MPhil in Social Anthropology (1999, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina) BA in Museology (1996, Universidade Federal da Bahia)
  • General Research Interests Anthropology of South American Indians, Anthropology of Art, Ritual and Cosmology, Visual Anthropology, Museum Anthropology, Ethnographic Collections
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Annalisa Christie

  • Annalisa ChristiePostdoctoral Researcher: Cowrie Shells: An Early Global Commodity Project
  • EmailA.Christie@uea.ac.uk
  • Tel0044(0)1603 592642
  • Academic Background BSc Archaeology (2006) UCL; Graduate Attachee (2006) British Institute in Eastern Africa, Kenya; MA African Archaeology (2007) UCL; PhD Archaeology (2011) University of York; Marine Archaeologist (2013 – 2015), UHI.
  • General Research Interests Maritime Archaeology; Archaeomalacology; Island Archaeology; The social context of maritime practices; Archaeological expressions of maritime identities; Indian Ocean maritime trade networks; Social values of landscape and material culture; Marine geophysics; History and archaeology of the submerged remains from the First and Second World Wars.
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Anne Haour

  • Anne HaourProfessor in the Arts and Archaeology of Africa
  • Emaila.haour@uea.ac.uk
  • Tel0044 (0)1603 591006
  • Academic background BA (1995), Oxford; MA (1998), University College London; DPhil (2002), Oxford; British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow 2002-2005 Hertford College, Oxford; Lecturer in Archaeology 2006-2007, University of Newcastle
  • General Research Interests West African archaeology, especially archaeology of Niger and Bénin; social, economic and political boundaries and connections in the Sahel in the last 1500 years; ceramic typology
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Steven Hooper

  • Steven HooperSRU Director, Professor of Visual Arts
  • Emails.hooper@uea.ac.uk
  • Tel0044 (0)1603 593022
  • Academic Background PhD Social Anthropology, Cambridge
  • General Research Interests Arts of the Pacific region, Fiji, North America
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Karen Jacobs

  • Karen JacobsLecturer in the Arts of the Pacific
  • EmailK.Jacobs@uea.ac.uk
  • Tel0044 (0)1603 592747
  • Academic Background BA (1996); MA Art history (non-western art) (1998), University of Ghent, Belgium; MA ‘Advanced studies in the arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas’ (2000), Sainsbury Research Unit, University of East Anglia; PhD Art and Anthropology (2004), University of East Anglia; Post-doctoral research associate, University of East Anglia (2005-2009)
  • General Research Interests Collecting and history of collections, representation and museum ethnography, auctions and the art market, cultural festivals, politics of clothing, contemporary Pacific art
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George Lau

  • George LauReader in the arts and archaeology of the Americas
  • Emailgeorge.lau@uea.ac.uk
  • Tel0044 (0)1603 593198
  • Academic Background BA (1990), MA (1990), Archaeological Studies, Yale University MPhil (1996), PhD (2001), Anthropology, Yale University
  • General Research Interests Archaeology of the Americas, especially of South America and the Central Andes
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John Mack

  • John MackProfessor of World Art Studies
  • Emailjohn.mack@uea.ac.uk
  • Tel0044 (0)1603 592463
  • Academic Background BA (1971) Social Anthropology; MA The History of Ideas, both University of Sussex (1972); D.Phil Merton College University Oxford (1975); Research Assistant, Assistant Keeper, Keeper Department of Ethnography British Museum (1976-2004); Professor of World Art Studies, University of East Anglia (2004-present)
  • General Research Interests African arts and cultures (especially East Africa and the western Indian Ocean islands, the Congo area, West African coastal cultures), thematic approaches to art (eg to memory, miniaturisation, funerary arts, maritime cultures, the contemporary), museum and heritage collections and practice.
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Fiona Savage

  • Fiona Savage25th Anniversary Research Fellow
  • EmailFiona.Savage@uea.ac.uk
  • Tel0044 (0)1603 593194
  • Academic Background BA, MA, PhD SRU
  • General Research Interests West Africa
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