About : Our Team

Who are we?

Dr Mark Turin, Director (Linguist and Anthropologist, with a research focus on South Asia and the Himalaya)
Claire Wheeler, Research Assistant (BA Cantab, with experience in publishing)
Eleanor Wilkinson, Research Assistant (MA Museum Studies, University of Leicester)

Felipe Ewald, Intern (May 2010)
Halcyon Frost, Collections Assistant (June - September 2010)
Imogen Gunn, Research Assistant (March 2009 - December 2010)
Hikmat Khadka, Academic Visitor (June - September 2009)
Susie Peachey, Project Intern (August - September 2010)
Sukanya Rai-Sharma, Collections Assistant (September 2010 - August 2011)
Piers Riley-Smith, Project Intern (August - September 2010)
Bruno Rinvolucri, Technician (October 2009 - September 2011)
Mel Rouse, Collections Assistant (June - September 2010)
Walter Stanish, Technical Advisor
Will Stewart, Designer (May 2011 - ongoing)
Thomas Turnbull, Collections Assistant (June - September 2010)
Zilan Wang, Research Fellow (July 2012 - ongoing)

Executive Board - Members

Charity Appell McNabb (Independent Arts and Crafts Professional)
Dr Laura P. Appell-Warren (Anthropologist and Educator, St Mark's School)
Sir Charles Chadwyck-Healey (Founder of the Chadwyck-Healey Publishing Group)
Stefan Kosciuszko (formerly a Schroders banker, Asia House CEO and Hinduja Group Chief of Staff)

Executive Board - Chairman

Professor Alan Macfarlane (Anthropologist and Historian, Fellow of the British Academy and of King's College, Cambridge)

The Executive Board wish to thank Tony Beck, Wendy Brown, Chris Fairless, Liz Farmer, Su Ford, Geoff Green, Dr Liz Haslemere, Daniel Ho, Adrian Newman (of AVMG), Helen Varley Sargan and the entire team at CRASSH for their help with many aspects of establishing the project, and Dr Amity A. Doolittle for her role in the Executive Board during the establishment of the project in 2009.