Professor Michael Fischer
Professor of Anthropological Sciences
Representation and structure of indigenous knowledge; cultural informatics; ideation and the material contexts of its expression.
- - M.D.Fischer@kent.ac.uk
- - 01227 (82)3144
Michael D. Fischer is an anthropologist who has worked mainly in the Punjab and Swat in Pakistan, and the Cook Islands. His major interests are in the representation and structure of indigenous knowledge, cultural informatics, and the interrelationships between ideation and the material contexts within which ideation is expressed.
Mike is Professor of Anthropological Sciences in the School of Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent.
He has received grants from the ESRC, AHRB, SERC, MRC, HEFCE, JISC, Leverhulme and Nuffield on topics including ethnography of Pakistan and the Cook Islands, formal analysis, multi-media databases, coding methods, virtual reality, performance and large scale networked databases, historical anthropology, and textual markupback to top
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Programme convenor of MA in Social Anthropology & Computing and teaching the following modules:
SE307: Thinkers and Theories (convenor)
SE308: Skills for Anthropology and Conservation
SE587: Ethnographies 2
SE594: Anthropology and Development
SE595: Social Computing
SE806: Research Methods in Social Anthropology 2
SE861: The Ethnography of Central Asian Societiesback to top