Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, Brunel University London

Author of an ethnographic memoir/non-fiction novel, 'After the ancestors: an anthropologist's story' (Cambridge University Press 2015) and a narrative of the Islamic revival, 'A shadow falls: in the heart of Java' (Faber 2009) - both aimed at a general readership - as well as two mainstream academic works: 'Varieties of Javanese religion' (CUP 1999) and 'Society and exchange in Nias' (OUP 1992).

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, Brunel University London