College Committees, King's College,Cambridge (Fellowships, Research
Managers, Convenor (Director) of Research Centre (twice), Library Planning,
Estates (Finance), Library, Gardening, Finance.
of Social Anthropology
of Department of Social Anthropology, 1982-3, Easter 1995, Lent &
Summer 1999. Acting Head of the Department of Social Anthropology,
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.
of Archaeology and Anthropology
of the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge, 1975-7;
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
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.
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.
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.
of Oriental and African Studies, London, 1983-1985. University of Wales
(Lampeter), 1996/7 - 2000.