Marilyn Strathern#


Marilyn Strathern
Email:ms10026 'at' cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:744
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES
Username:mstrathern
Elected:1990
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Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2008 Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, Cambridge University
  • 1998-2009 Mistress of Girton College
  • William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology
  • 1985 Professor of Social Anthropology at Manchester University
  • 1984-1985 Lecturer at Trinity College
  • 1976-1983 Lecturer at Girton College
  • 1970-1976 Researcher for the New Guinea Research Unit of Australian University followed

Fields of Scholarship
  • Social anthropology
  • Melanesian and British ethnography

Honours and Awards
  • Rivers Memorial Medal, Royal Anthropologist Inst. (1976)
  • Fellow of British Academy (1987)
  • Member of the Academia Europaea (1990)
  • Honorary Degree Sc. Edinburgh (1993)
  • Honorary Degree Sc. Copenhagen (1994)
  • Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences (1996)
  • Dame Commander of the British Empire for services to Social Anthropology (2001)
  • Viking Fund Medal, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research (2003)
  • Huxley Medal (2004)
  • Honorary Degree Lit, Oxford (2004)
  • 30th Anniversary Independence Medal, Papua New Guinea (2005)
  • Honorary Degree Pol., Helsinki (2006)
  • Honorary Degree, Panteion University, Athens (2006)
  • Honorary Degree Sc., Durham (2007)(info)
  • Honorary Degree Philosophy, University Papua New Guinea (2009)
  • Honorary Degree Social Sciences, Belfast (2009)


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