UCL Anthropology


Farhana Hoque


Email: farhana.hoque.11@ucl.ac.uk
Tel: 07940076561
Year of start: January 2012
Subject: Social Anthropology

Research Topic/ Provisional Dissertation Title

The Journal of Cultural Identity in Chittagong Hill Tracts: A Transgenerational Approach


Professor Roland Littlewood, Professor Susanne Kuechler


Research interests

  • Migration
  • Self and Personhood
  • Cultural Persistence
  • Conflict and the Cycle of Violence
  • Genograms with Kinship Studies
  • Religion
  • Gender and Reproductive health

Academic Background/Education

MA in Medical Anthropology : Vrije University and University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands .
Certificate in Systemic Practice: The Institute of Family Therapy.
BA: University of Liverpool.

Honours and Awards

1999: Funding from Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs for research project on Gender and Reproductive Health in Mali.
2013: RAI - Horniman Museum Modern Day Collector Award.


"Cultural Constructs, Not Immutable Truths" (1999) in LOVA, The Journal of Anthropology of Holland, no. 1, pp. 35-40.

Visual Representations of the Woman in the Body (1999) in LOVA, The Journal of Anthropology of Holland, no. 1, pp. 40-42.

Conference Presentations

2013 July - Vienna: International Conference Negotiating Ethnicity: The Politics and Display of Cultural Identities in Northeast India.

2012 - RAI Postgraduate conference held at Kent University:

2012 October - Migration and Citizenship Workshop at Edinburgh University