Mark Stevenson is an honorary fellow in the College of Arts, Victoria University. A social anthropologist with broad interests in cultural history and the history of ideas, he is a member of the Community, Identity and Displacement Research Network (CIDRN).
Dr Stevenson's research with Tibetan communities is predominantly focused on interpreting transformations in contemporary visual culture, particularly in the north-eastern region of Amdo. His cultural-historical research is text-based and concerned largely with gender, sexuality and social space in late-imperial China. Common to these interests is the role of the aesthetic in the question of how ideas define and redefine communities and circulate in and between them.