(up to December 2002)



Within Cambridge

King's College, Cambridge

Various College Committees, King's College,Cambridge (Fellowships, Research Managers, Convenor (Director) of Research Centre (twice), Library Planning, Estates (Finance), Library, Gardening, Finance.

Department of Social Anthropology

Secretary of Department of Social Anthropology, 1982-3, Easter 1995, Lent & Summer 1999. Acting Head of the Department of Social Anthropology, December 1979 to April 1980, October l988 to September l989; October 1991 to March 1992, July 1991 to March 1992; October 1992 to September 1993. Numerous other committees (admissions, information technology, teaching and general purposes). Senior Examiner for Part I (Arch and Anth) and Part II (Social Anthropology) on numerous occasions; Chairman of M.Phil. Examiners, 2003-4.

Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology

Secretary of the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge, 1975-7; Member of the Museum Committee of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1991-3. Chairman of Library Committee, Haddon Library, 1982-1984, 1996-7. Chairman, Williamson Fund Committee, 1988 on. Member of Appointments Committee of Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1985-6 and many times later. Chairman, Faculty Board of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1984-1986, Easter 1987, Michaelmas 1989. Member of Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences 1984-86, Easter 1987, Michaelmas 1991. Chairman of the Degree Committee, 1998-1999. Chair of Part I Committee, 2001. Member of the Faculty Board of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1975 onwards ; Board of Social and Political Sciences Committee 1975-1980, 2001-2006; Board of Management of Audio Visual Aids Unit, 1984-1986; Chairman of Mongolian and Inner Asian Studies Unit, c. 1995-2002; member of Personal Promotions Committee of Faculty, 1981 onwards (Chairman, 1981-1990); Manager of H.M.Chadwick Fund, 2002 on.

Outside Cambridge

National Committees

Member of the Social Anthropology Committee of the Social Science Research Council, 1978-80, Vice-Chairman of Committee 1980-1. Member of Research Grants Board, Economic and Social Research Council,1988-1989; Member of the Research Resources Advisory Group, Economic and Social Research Council, 1991-5; Member of the Humanities and Social Sciences Advisory Board of the British Library, 1997-2001.

Boards and Trusts

Editorial board of Social History, 1976-8; Editorial Board of British Records Society, 1976-8; Board of Social History Society 1977 to 1990; Trustee of Radcliffe-Brown Memorial Fund, 1980 - 1986; ; Editorial Board, BBC 'Domesday' Videodisc Project,1985-1987; Honorary Vice President and member of the Council of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 2002 onwards (member of Standing Committee, web development committee and other committees); Trustee of the Tom Harrison Mass Observation Archive, University of Sussex, 1991 - 1998; British Academy, 1986 on.

External Examiner

School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 1983-1985. University of Wales (Lampeter), 1996/7 - 2000.