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   Michael O'Hanlon


Michael O'Hanlon

House: Junior/Rhodes
Year: 1964-1965

Memories of school:
‘Trades’, being put on ‘satis’, dog-meat sandwiches at break, curried peas and coke from the tuck shop, good friends and fellow pupils with whom I have lost contact – Underwood, Nightingall, Montgomery, Bergsonne, Haines, Wright.....

  • Left PoW at 14 for the U.K. - School in Devon
  • History degree (Pembroke College, Cambridge)
  • Taught English in Brazil
  • Retrained as social anthropologist at University College London (Ph.D., 1985) with long-term fieldwork in Highland Papua New Guinea
  • Assistant Keeper, British Museum until 1998
  • Since 1998, Director, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University and co-head of the School of Anthropology

    (Registered - 27th March 2004)

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