- Dr Michael Crawley
- ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow
- 5.12 Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK
- +44(0)131 511633
- Research Interests
- Anthropology of Ethiopia, Youth, Embodiment and the anthropology of the body, Anthropology of Sport
I am an ESRC Postdoctoral Research fellow in Social Anthropology. My doctoral research involved a long-term ethnographic study of long-distance running in Ethiopia, and I am currently writing a book on the subject for Bloomsbury. I am interested in how a culturally-inflected awareness of the energetic quality of human existence can give rise to distinctive modes of relating to oneself and others. Alongside my academic work I have also written on the subject for the Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/profile/michael-crawley).