SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Christopher Davis

BA (Sarah Lawrence), MA, PhD (Chicago)
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Christopher Davis
Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Senior Teaching Fellow

Centre for Gender Studies

Member, Centre for Gender Studies

Dr Christopher Davis
Email address:
020 7898 4418
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Academic Support Hours:
Wednesdays (By Appointment), Thursdays 15:00-16:30


PhD Students supervised
  • Franziska Fay, Contesting the Ordinary: Children's Perspectives on 'Child Protection' in Educational Settings in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  • Liana Chase, Healing 'Heart-Minds': Shifting Ecologies of Care in Post-Earthquake Nepal
  • Marta Agosti Pinilla, The Female Protestor and the making and unmaking of the State: Egypt in the aftermath of January 25
  • Mary-Anne Decatur, Medicalization and Meaning: Male Circumcision, Female Genital Cutting and HIV in Northern Tanzania (working title)


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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • Africa
Country Expertise
  • Rwanda


Authored Books

Davis, Christopher (2000) Death in Abeyance: Illness and Therapy among the Tabwa of Zaire. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP.


Davis, Christopher (2012) 'What is Life Worth? A Rough Guide to Valuation'. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, (26) 4, pp 503-517.

Davis, Christopher (1999) 'Exchanging the African: Meetings at the crossroads of the Diaspora'. South Atlantic Quarterly Diaspora and Imagination, (98 no1), pp 59-83.


Davis, Christopher (1996) 'Rwanda: The Betrayal'.

Davis, Christopher (1996) 'Alien Nations: Travels in Europe with Andy Kershaw'.


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