SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Current Research (MPhil/PhD) Students




Anna Cohen
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Ridley Road and Broadway Market: Food markets, social change, and the construction of community in Hackney’s ‘Urban Village’ (working title)



Ze Chen
Ze Chen

Marrying the other: Marrying the other: Local ethnic boundaries and the politics of inter-ethnic marriage on Hainan Island



Franziska Fay
Franziska Fay

Contesting the Ordinary: Children's Perspectives on 'Child Protection' in Educational Settings in Zanzibar, Tanzania.






Maiko Kodaka
Maiko Kodaka

GIRLS’ PLEASURE : pornography as a cultural commentary in modern Japan with reference to female friendly Adult Videos (working title)









Mikal Woldu
Mikal Woldu

A Cross-national and Inter-generational Investigation of Eritrean Migrants in London and Milan (Working title)


Hannelore van Bavel
Hannelore Van Bavel

Tracing the construction and diffusion of the concept of 'harmful traditional practices' - a multi-sited ethnography of international efforts to eradicate 'FGM' and 'early marriage' in Kenya [working title]


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