The production, circulation and consumption of objects and images;
The representation of cultures in museum displays, public media, art museums, and other public venues;
Shifting relations between source communities and museums;
Problems of landscape, place, and space;
Art and aesthetics;
Visual anthropology and issues of representation, including photographic representation and the relationship between photography and anthropology;
Material culture and social theory, the cross-cultural circulation of objects in the global economy, notions of value and the loss of material form, objectification and consumption.
Click here for a list of titles of recent VMMA dissertation topics submitted by our students https://anthro.web.ox.ac.uk/dissertation-topics