Michael D. Fischer

Vice-PresidentMichael D. Fischer

Fischer is the Professor of Anthropological Sciences at the University of Kent, UK, the Director of the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing, and a Director of HRAF Advanced Research Centres [Europe].

Fischer and the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing are assisting strategic planning and implementation for a services platform to better leverage HRAF’s resources for a wide range of research where cross-cultural comparison can make a major contribution.

Interests include computational anthropology, mathematical anthropology, interactive ethnographic media, anthropological theory, kinship theory, cultural change and continuity, invention, the evolution of public discourses, diffusion of technological knowledge.

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