About

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Anthropology (CEA) is a teaching and learning resource hosted at the University of Cambridge. Its goal is to facilitate access to anthropological knowledge for experts and non-experts worldwide. The CEA will not aspire to constitute a new canon of conclusive anthropological knowledge. Instead, it is meant as a continuously growing introductory resource for all those who would like to familiarize themselves with particular subjects of interest and with the discipline of Social Anthropology more broadly. All entries are peer-reviewed by leading academics, making the CEA one of the most reliable resources for anthropological knowledge on the web.

The CEA is part of a growing movement for open access Anthropology. It is based on the firm conviction that anthropological knowledge must be shared between academics and with the general public in order to deal with the fundamental challenges of our time. We therefore actively encourage submissions from scholars around the globe, and we include entries on contemporary topics such as climate change, migration, and finance as well as entries about long-established subjects such as kinship and ritual.

As an open access resource we rely on voluntary labour from editors, reviewers and authors. We are committed to ensuring that this is conducted in an environment of respect, transparency and professionalism. We will provide our readers with further information about our operations and review processes as soon as possible. For now, you can find our privacy policy here.

 

Management Board

James Laidlaw
jal6@cam.ac.uk
William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
https://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/directory/professor-james-laidlaw
Patrick McKearney
Patrick McKearney
pm419@cam.ac.uk
Research Associate, University of Cambridge
https://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/directory/patrick-mckearney
Charles Stafford
Charles Stafford
c.stafford@lse.ac.uk
Professor of Anthropology, The London School of Economics and Political Science
https://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/directory/patrick-mckearney

Editorial Board

Matei Candea
Theory Editor
mc288@cam.ac.uk

Reader of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

http://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-matei-candea
Hildegard Diemberger
Kinship Editor
hgmd2@cam.ac.uk

Affiliated Lecturer of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

https://www.cam.ac.uk/people/hildegard-diemberger
Sian Lazar
Politics Editor
sl360@cam.ac.uk

Reader of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

http://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-sian-lazar
Joel Robbins
Religion Editor
jr626@cam.ac.uk

Sigrid Rausing Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

http://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/directory/professor-joel-robbins
Andrew Sanchez
Economics Editor
as2672@cam.ac.uk

Lecturer of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

http://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/about-us/news/2016-04-27-university-lecturer-appointed-dr-sanchez
Rupert Stasch
Visual Editor
rs839@cam.ac.uk

Lecturer of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

http://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-rupert-stasch

Editors

Raquel Campos
Editorial Assistant
rc843@cam.ac.uk

Associate Lecturer of Cultural Musicology, London Metropolitan University

Felix Stein
Managing Editor
fs343@cam.ac.uk

Affiliated Lecturer of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

http://www.felixstein.net

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