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Dr Ray Abrahams 

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Archaeology and Anthropology

Fellow Type


Dr Abrahams is retired from a full-time position in the University Department of Social Anthropology. He has carried out field research in East Africa, Finland and Estonia. His research interests include vigilantism and other features of relations between local communities and the State, post-Soviet society, witchcraft, family property and personal identity.

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College Positions

Director of Studies - Archaeology & Anthropology

01 October 1981 – 30 September 2000


01 October 1975 – 30 September 1986

Teaching Fellow

01 October 1969 – 30 September 2000