Mayuka Tanabe

Mayuka Tanabe is a postdoctoral researcher at IIAS Leiden and EHESS Paris, specialising in anthropology of work. She received her master’s degrees at the University of Cambridge (M.Phil. Social Anthropology) and the University of Oxford (M.Litt. Chinese Studies). From 2009 to 2013 she was resident in Morocco where she taught Academic Study Skills at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, and the Lebanese International University in Casablanca. She has been an affiliated researcher at the Moroccan Centre for Social Sciences, Université Hassan II – Casablanca since 2011. She obtained her doctorate in Middle Eastern Studies at Leiden University in 2015. Her research focused on the work practice of Ayt Khebbash (Amazigh) fossil artisans in southeastern Morocco. Her current project deals with the socio-cultural impact of Japanese-Moroccan cooperation in the fishing industry.

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IIAS, Leiden & Institut des Mondes Africains/École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
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