DR. ROBIN WILSON 

 

The Wytham Studio (Visual Arts Research)                
University of Oxford
Sawmill Yard, Wytham             
OX2 8QQ
United Kingdom

E: robin.wilson@admin.ox.ac.uk

[LINK-Robin Wilson Gallery Page]

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. Geochemistry (Durham University)
M.Sc. (Distinction) Visual Social Anthropology (Oxford University)
B.Sc. (1st Class) Hons Geography & Geology  
Post Grad Cert Teaching/Learning in Higher Education (Durham University)

EMPLOYMENT

1999 – 2000     Postdoctoral Research, University of Durham Department of Anthropology
2000 – 2001     British Academy Research Fellow, University of Durham Department of Anthropology
2001 –    2003    Nuffield Foundation Senior Fellow, University of Durham Department of Anthropology
2003 –    2006    Lecturer Social Anthropology, University of Durham Department of Anthropology
2008 –    2013    Artist in Residence, University of Oxford (Wytham Woods)
2012 –    2013    Resident Artist, Harris-Manchester College, Oxford
2006 –    pres.    Founder Flagstone Press, Oxford
2012 –    pres.    Director, Oxfordshire Artweeks.
2013 – pres.    Director, The Wytham Studio, University of Oxford (Wytham Woods)
2014 – pres.    Project Director: Oxford University Anagama Kiln Project

WEBPAGES

www.wytham.ox.ac.uk
www.facebook.com/wythamwoods
www.facebook.com/flagstonepress

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE PAPERS 

Sillitoe, P. and R. A. Wilson 2002   Playing on the Pacific ring of fire: Negotiation and Knowledge in Mining in Papua New Guinea. In ASA Conference Proceedings Vol. 3 Pottier, Bicker and Sillitoe (eds.). London: Pluto.

Wilson, R.A.  2003   Rediscovering their Past: The art of mining at Ok Tedi.  In Prime, October: Brisbane.

Wilson, R. A. 2004  Anthropology, Ethics and Mining: Applying Anthropology at the Ok Tedi Mine. ASA Professional Practice in Anthropology Course, UCL, London.

Wilson, R. A. 2004 Applying anthropology in Melanesia: academic enterprise cultures and mining in Papua New Guinea? The ASA Conference - Locating the Field, Durham University.

Wilson, R. A.  2004 Remaking the World: Myth Mining and Ritual Change among the Duna of Papua New Guinea. Book review in BKI Bijdragen Koninklijk Instituut Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania (Journal of the Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology), 160 (4) November. 

Wilson, R. A. 2005: ‘Science, Society and Power’ review in Canadian Journal of African Studies, 38.

Lyon, S., P. Sillitoe, P. and R. A. Wilson 2005  Implementation of e-science tools for complex analysis of human-environmental interaction at First International Conference on e-Social Science - 22-24 June 2005, Manchester, UK Fairfax-Cholmeley, R. and R. A. Wilson (ed.) 

2009   Something in the Woods. Flagstone Press, Oxford.

FIELDWORK SITES

1994 – 1995  Fiji, Vanuatu & Solomon Islands
1995  Oman & Cyprus                
1999, 2001 – 2004  Lihir, Ramu, Porgera, Ok Tedi -  Papua New Guinea        
2001 – 2006  N.E. England            
2008, 2012  Lycia - Turkey
2006 – present  Satu Mare & Maramures - Romania 
2009 – present  Wytham Wood - UK    
2013 – present  Bizen - Japan