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Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern DBE, FBA

Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern, DBE, FBA

Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology

Life Fellow, Girton College


Subject groups/Research projects

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Anthropology:

Research Interests

Sociality and gift exchange; gender relations; English kinship; reproductive technologies; bioethics; intellectual and cultural property; issues in audit and interdisciplinarity. Regional specialism: the Pacific (esp. Papua New Guinea), Europe (Britain).

Professor Strathern is currently working on 'Persons and portraits in Melanesia' (Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship) and the relation, anthropological and otherwise.