SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

GRNPP Core Team

Professor Emma Crewe
Emma Crewe
Anthropology of organisations (especially parliaments and other legislatures); politicians and people in democracies; international development; relationship between research, policy and practice; UK, South Asia and Ethiopia.

Dr Niamh Jane Clifford Collard
Niamh Jane - nc32 - SSAI

The anthropology of work, aspiration and livelihoods, as well as experiences of mobility/immobility and development, and their relation to material culture and politics.

Dr Jas Kaur
Jas Kaur

Conflict and conviviality, belonging and exclusion, indigenous and immigrant narratives of statehood in post-colonial, multi-ethnic spaces. Anthropology of coups. Ethnography of Parliament. Fiji (also Myanmar and Ethiopia).

Dr Cristiane Brum Bernardes
Cristiane Brum Bernardes

Fellow, Global Research Network on Parliaments and People, SOAS; Professor, Legislative School of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies, and member of Brazilian National Institute for Science and Technology in Digital Democracy; Research Associate, Centre for Democratic Engagement, University of Leeds.

Mitiku Gabrehiwot Tesfaye
Mitiku Gabrehiwot Tesfaye

Fellow, Global Research Network on Parliaments and People, SOAS; PhD Candidate, Max Planck Institute; Associate Professor of Anthropology, Mekelle University, Ethiopia

Myat Thet Thitsar
Myat Thet Thitsar

Fellow, Global Research Network on Parliaments and People, SOAS; Director, Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation