Dr Felix Padel

Research Associate

Felix Padel is an anthropologist trained at Oxford and the Delhi school of economics, author of three books on tribal and environmental issues in India: 'Sacrificing People: Invasions of a Tribal Landscape' (1995/2010), 'Out of This Earth: East India Adivasis and the Aluminium Cartel' (with Samarendra Das, 2010), and 'Ecology, Economy: Quest for a Socially Informed Connection' (with Ajay Dandekar and Jeemol Unni, 2013). He read classics at Exeter college, Oxford, and after doing a diploma in social anthropogy, did an M.Phil in sociology at the Delhi School of Economics. His D.Phil in Oxford was supervised by N.J, Allen, and became his first book. He has held various appointments in India, including Professor, Rural Management at the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, and has written and given talks widely on a large range of anthropological issues, as well as been connected with a large range of social movements.

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