Tonkin, Elizabeth

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TONKIN, Elizabeth

TONKIN, Elizabeth. British, b. 1934. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Area studies, History, Cultural/Ethnic topics. Career: British and Overseas Civil Service, including English teacher in Kenya; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, lecturer in English, 1963-66; University of Birmingham, Center of West African Studies, Birmingham, England, lecturer and senior lecturer in social anthropology, 1970-91; Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, professor, 1991-99, emerita, 1999-; social anthropologist. Publications: (ed. with M. McDonald and M. Chapman) History and Ethnicity, 1989; Narrating Our Pasts: Social Construction of Oral History, 1992. Author of articles and book chapters. Address: School of Anthropological Studies, Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland.