The objectives of the Anthropology of Policy and Practice Committee are:

  1. Provide a forum for discussion of ethnographic and anthropological research on organizational policy-making and practices in health, development, humanitarian, public sector, Parliament, corporate and civil society organizations
  2. Create and offer opportunities to anthropologists interested in advocacy and engaging in/with organizations outside academia
  3. Improve the links between anthropologists, policy-makers and practitioners for the benefit of all
  4. Support and advise anthropologists making applications for research
  5. Promote anthropology among organizations and policy-makers/practitioners, and through the media, to increase the potential influence of the discipline

Secretary Richard Axelby

The current Committee members are:

Emma Crewe (Chair), Richard Axelby, Catherine Dolan, Gerhard Anders, Raymond Apthorpe, Andrew Clayton, John Borton, Elizabeth Harrison, Claire Somerville, Emma Gilberthorpe, Eleanor Hutchinson, Hannah Pitt, Alex Clegg, Lucina Hackman, Rachel Bruce, Suriyah Bi, Mark Lindley-Highfield

Guests: Cornelia Sorabji, Abbi Hobbs