Penelope Harvey

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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk A 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1091 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

My main interests are in the following general fields of enquiry:

  • the anthropology of science and technology particularly in relation to design, engineering and construction practices
  • ethnographic approaches to state formation and neo-liberal regulation
  • environmental controversies
  • the politics of communication broadly conceived to includes language practice, information technologies, community radio, digital visualisation, and art and exhibition practice.

Higher education and employment history

  • Director of ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC)
  • Professor of Social Anthropology, The University of Manchester


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  • Harvey, Penelope; Casella, Eleanor; Evans, Gillian; Knox, Hannah; McLean, Christine; Silva, Elizabeth; Thoburn, Nicholas & Woodward, Kath (ed.) (2013). Objects and Materials. Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-67880-3.  422 s.

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