Cities: an Anthropological Perspective

  • Andrew Irving Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College of London and Royal Free Hospital

Author Biography

Andrew Irving, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College of London and Royal Free Hospital
Andrew Irving is a research fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College of London and Royal Free Hospital, where he is working on a project that seeks to understand the psychological and emotional journey people make after diagnosis with cancer. Previously he has conducted fieldwork amongst people living with HIV/AIDS in Kampala and New York, and is particularly interested in those moments where time and death emerge into everyday life. His award-winning PhD is entitled ‘Life Made Strange; A Comparative Study of How HIV/AIDS Affects Perception of Time, Existence and Otherness’, and was completed at the School of Oriental and African Studies in 2002.