Rethinking Research Methods: Introduction to the Special Edition

Authors

  • Robert Lawrence McKenzie School of Oriental and African Studies
  • Mira Mohsini

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22582/am.v12i1.181

Author Biographies

Robert Lawrence McKenzie, School of Oriental and African Studies

Robert Lawrence McKenzie is a PhD candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His thesis, entitled “Against Refugees,” is an ethnography of asylum-seeking amongst sub-Saharan men in Cairo, Egypt, one of the world’s largest urban environments for refugees. His thesis explores the historical events and political processes — including the roles of domestic and international actors — that have shaped and institutionalised the modern asylum-system in Egypt. His research draws special attention to the macro-power forces that influence human action. Robert can be contacted at bmck15(AT)gmail.com.

Mira Mohsini

Mira Mohsini completed a PhD in Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies in 2010 entitled “Becoming an ‘Asli Karigar’: The Production of Authenticity among Old Delhi’s Muslim Artisans.” Her research interests include marginalisation, agency, Islam in South Asia, embodiment, globalisation and consumption. Mira can be contacted at mjmohsini(AT)gmail.com

Published

2010-09-14