Dr Michael O'Hanlon
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Teaching and research interests
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea Highlands; visual anthropology, objectification and modernity, museology, social structure.
Michael O'Hanlon's fieldwork is in Highland Papua New Guinea , where he has done long-term, broad-based ethnography but with a particular focus on visual and moral systems, kinship, politics and material culture among the Wahgi people. He has also worked on the ethnography of museums and of collecting. His full-time post is as Director of the Pitt Rivers Museum.