Anthropology in the Professional World Seminar Series

The seminars will be held on Wednesdays at Daryll Forde Seminar Room from 6.00pm. All welcome.

Spring 2018

21 February

Dr Richard Montgomery

Anthropology and Development: a View from DfiD

Richard is Director of the Asia, Caribbean and Overseas Territories Division of the Department for International Development.

17 January 

Hannah Mills
Rachelle Keeling Lombard
IPSOS Ethnographic Centre of Excellence


Rachelle Keeling Lombard studied as a cultural anthropologist before taking her PhD in Palaeoanthropology. She worked in television and documentary production before moving into ethnographic film work for market research, first in South Africa and more recently in London. Hannah has worked in the Ethnography Centre of Excellence at Ipsos MORI for the past three years, working in the automotive and FMCG fields before specialising in healthcare work. She recently won the ‘Young Researcher of the Year’ award at the 2017 Association of Qualitative Researchers conference.

The IPSOS Ethnography Centre of Excellence undertakes research work on a wide range of issues, often making a core use of ethnographic film. They have a growing presence in London, plus a network of anthropological researchers and ethnographers across the world.  

Autumn 2017

11th October - Gabrielle Ackroyd
Freelance Ethnographic and Anthropology Consultancy

1st November - Casey Scott Songin, British Museum
User Experience Research at the British Museum

29th November - Daphne Stylianou, Design Researcher, Stby London
Design Research and Consultancy as an Anthropologist

Organisers: Adam Drazin a.drazin@ucl.ac.uk and Ruth Mandel r.mandel@ucl.ac.uk