Michael Bourdillon

Present Position
Professor Emeritus in Social Anthropology, Department of Sociology, University of Zimbabwe (2003–)

Previous Appointments
Professor in Social Anthropology, Department of Sociology, University of Zimbabwe (1992–2003)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader/Associate Professor in Social Anthropology, University of Zimbabwe (1972–75, 1980–91).

Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Calabar, Nigeria (1977–80).

Visiting fellow, African Studies Centre, Leiden (April–July, 2005)

Distinguished visiting fellow, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague (Nov 2005–April 2006).

Visiting Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies, Wassenaar, (Sept 2007 – Jun 2008)

Qualifications
Licentiate in Philosophy, Heythrop College, Oxfordshire, 1963–66.

Postgraduate Diploma in Social Anthropology, Oxford University, 1966–7.

M.Litt. in Social Anthropology, Oxford University, 1967–8.

D.Phil. in Social Anthropology, Oxford University, 1968–72.

Current interests lie in ethnography of childhood, with emphasis in poverty, work, and protection.

 

 

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