I’d liked the rock crystal pendant skull so much, I bought another from the same shop. This one’s a little larger (and it’s one you’ll often see me wearing at cons when I’m in my Pirate Queen outfit). It’s also jade, which is associated with longevity, death and the afterlife, so appropriate for a story whose narrator lies in suspended animation, generating fantasy metaphors for the virtual work they do.
“I am a doctor…“
In 2002 I successfully defended my doctoral thesis, “Ethnicity, Transnationalism and the Workplace“, at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Now I’m a professor of Business Anthropology at Royal Holloway University of London.
“…of many things….”
Along the way, I’ve done other things as well, like:
-Teaching management studies;
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“…if we could examine…”
This blog is a place for me to write about things that don’t fit well into a story or a paper. Travelogues, living-in-London-on-a-student-grant cautionary tales, Anthropology true-confessions, behind the scenes anecdotes. If you like, I’ll show you my skull collection.
Planning to update the blog monthly; hoping to do so more frequently, but I know what my schedule is like.
“My colleague is a doctor of medicine, and I am a doctor of many things…”
-The Doctor (Tom Baker), Doctor Who: Revenge of the Cybermen, 1975
There will be Stuff here later. Come back then.
UPDATE: There is a little Stuff here now. There will be more interesting Stuff soon. Come back then.
UPDATE 2: There is now Stuff here. Please follow this blog if you like the Stuff.