Janet Carsten

Professor Janet Carsten

Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology 

Janet has conducted research in Malaysia and Britain. After completing her PhD at the London School of Economics, she was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, and Lecturer at the University of Manchester. She is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 

Siobhan Magee

Dr Siobhan Magee

ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer in Social Anthropology 

Siobhan completed her PhD on fur clothing and intergenerational relations in Poland at the University of Edinburgh in 2013 and has since worked on a design anthropology project about secondhand clothing and ‘The Internet of Things’ in Manchester and Edinburgh. From 2017 to 2021 she has been ERC Postdoctoral Fellow on the AGATM project. 

Hsiao-Chiao Chiu

Dr Hsiao-Chiao Chiu 

ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Hsiao-Chiao completed her PhD at London School of Economics and Political Science (2017) on the continuities and changes of Chinese kinship groups in Jinmen (Taiwan) in relation to the island’s long-term militarisation against the Cold War context. She was ERC Post-doctoral Fellow on the AGATM project from 2017 to 2020. 

Eirini Papadaki

Dr Eirini Papadaki 

ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Eirini Papadaki was Postdoctoral Research Fellow from 2017 to 2020 on the European Research Council-funded project ‘A Global Anthropology of Transforming Marriage’ (AGATM). Her PhD from the University of the Aegean was on adoption in Greece. She has conducted ethnographic research on marriage in Athens since August 2017. 

Dr Koreen Reece 

ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Koreen completed her PhD at the University of Edinburgh in 2015. She was ERC Post-doctoral Fellow on AGATM from 2017 to 2020. Her work examines the effects of the AIDS epidemic on families in Botswana, and the legacies of governmental and non-governmental initiatives launched in response.  Koreen’s forthcoming monograph, Pandemic Kinship (CUP 2021), explores how crisis creates kinship for families navigating the AIDS epidemic and its associated interventions in Botswana. She is currently Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Bayreuth.