Dr Ian Fowler

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Research Affiliate

Research

The social anthropology of a community of iron-workers located in in the Grassfields of Cameroon

Methods

  • Long-term participant observation (1975- )
  • Field Archaeology
  • Archive

Topics

  • The history and ethnography of iron-working 1889 till the present
  • Community, chieftaincy and power
  • Witchcraft, divination and healing practices
  • Death, ritual and sacrifice
  • Anglophone nationalism, past and current youth rebellion
  • The archive of the colony and the individual