Rebecca Empson

Rebecca Empson is Professor of Anthropology at UCL. She is currently immersed in a large EU-funded project exploring the way people experience and live through economic crisis in Mongolia, involving a diverse research group, and different kinds of outputs. She has worked on issues pertaining to the country of Mongolia for 20 years, including Mongolian futurism, kinship and relatedness, and ideas about the exchange of resources across bodily and territorial borders. Most recently she ran a workshop on the role of temporary possession in the global economy and is writing a book about five Mongolian women.