Marilyn Strathern

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Dame Ann Marilyn Strathern (née Evans; 1941) is a British anthropologist, who has worked largely with the natives of Papua New Guinea and dealt with issues in the UK of reproductive technologies. She was William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge from 1993 to 2008, and Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge from 1998 to 2009.


  • with Andrew Strathern, Self-Decoration in Mount Hagen, London: Duckworth, 1971.
  • No Money on Our Skins: Hagen Migrants in Port Moresby, 1975.
  • editor, with C. MacCormack, Nature, Culture and Gender, 1980.
  • Kinship at the Core: An Anthropology of Elmdon, a Village in North-West Essex in the Nineteen-Sixties, Cambridge University Press, 1981.
  • Partial Connections, Savage, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1991; repr., Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2004, ARG.
  • editor, with Maurice Godelier, Big Men and Great Men: Personifications of Power in Melanesia, Cambridge University Press, and Paris: Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, 1991.
  • editor, with Eric Hirsch, Transactions and Creations: Property Debates and the Stimulus of Melanesia, Oxford: Berghahn, 2004.

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