Roy Frank ELLEN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1947-01-30
Education LSE (BSc, PhD), Univ of Leiden
Books & Publications Publications Nuaulu Settlement and Ecology: the environmental relations of an eastern Indonesian community (1978), Social and Ecological Systems (ed with P H Burnham, 1979), Classifications in their Social Context (ed with D Reason, 1979), Environment, Subsistence and System: the ecology of small-scale social formations (1982), Ethnographic Research: a guide to general conduct (ed, 1984), Malinowski between Two Worlds: the Polish roots of an anthropological tradition (with E Gellner, G Kubica and J Mucha, 1988), The Cultural Relations of Classification: an analysis of Nuaulu animal categories from central Seram (1993), Nuaulu Ethnozoology: a systematic inventory (1993), Understanding Witchcraft and Sorcery in Southeast Asia (ed with C W Watson, 1993), Redefining Nature: ecology, culture and domestication (ed with K Fukui, 1996), Indigenous Environmental Knowledge and its Transformations: critical anthropological perspectives (ed with P Parkes and A Bicker, 2000), On the Edge of the Banda Zone: past and present in the social organization of a Moluccan trading network (2003), The Categorical Impulse: Essays in the anthropology of classifying behaviour (2006), Ethnobiology and the Science of Humankind (ed, 2006), Modern Crises and Traditional Strategies: Local Ecological Knowledge in Island Southeast Asia (ed, 2007), Nuaulu Religious Practices: The Frequency and Reproduction of Rituals in a Moluccan Society (2012), Understanding Cultural Transmission in Anthropology: A Critical Synthesis (ed, with S Lycett and S Johns, 2013; also author of articles in refereed professional jls
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Style Emeritus Prof Roy Ellen
Career temp lectr LSE 1972-73; Univ of Kent (formerly Univ of Kent at Canterbury): lectr in social anthropology 1973-80, sr lectr in social anthropology 1980-86, reader in social anthropology 1986-88, prof of anthropology and human ecology 1988-, head Dept of Anthropology 1996-99, dir Centre for Biocultural Diversity 2007-12; visiting fell: Research Sch of Pacific Studies ANU 1981, Netherlands Inst for Advanced Study Wassenaar 1984; visiting prof Indonesian Environmental History Prog Univ of Leiden 1994; referee: ESRC, Leverhulme Tst, Nuffield Fndn, Carnegie Tst, Wenner-Gren Fndn, Nat Inst for Mental Health USA, Nat Science Fndn USA; pres Anthropology and Archaeology Section BAAS 2005; memb: Exec Ctee Cwlth Human Ecology Cncl 1978-81, Ctee Radcliffe-Brown Fund RAI 1982-85, Ctee Horniman Tst RAI 1982-85, Section H Ctee Br Assoc 1984, Bd Int Soc of Ethnobiology 2002-07, Cncl RAI 2003-, Cncl Br Acad 2010-13; managing ed Assoc of Social Anthropologists Research Methods Series 1980-85, ed Studies in Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology 1994-; memb Editorial Bd: Reviews in Anthropology, Cakalele: Maluku Research Jl; organiser of numerous confs, speaker at confs and symposia worldwide; memb: Assoc of Social Anthropologists of the Cwlth (memb Ctee 1981-85, hon sec 1982-85), Assoc of SE Asianists in the UK, European Assoc of Social Anthropologists, Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal, Land- en Volkenkunde; Munro Lectureship Univ of Edinburgh 1984, Nuffield Social Science Research Fellowship 1985-86, Royal Anthropological Inst Curl Lectureship 1987; Hayter Travel Award 1973, Firth Award 1973; govr Powell-Cotton Museum Birchington 1983-2003; FRAI 1966 (vice-pres 2003-06 and 2011-, pres 2007-11), FLS 2001, FBA 2003
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