Dr Elizabeth Ewart

Dr Elizabeth Ewart

Dr Elizabeth Ewart

Dr Elizabeth Ewart PhD LSE is University Lecturer in the anthropology of Lowland South America. Her doctoral research focused on Panará concepts of self and other by examining the relationships between Panará people and other indigenous groups of the area, as well as non-indigenous people.

Research

Dr Ewart's research is with indigenous people in Central Brazil where she has lived and worked with Panará people. Her research interests include the anthropology of Lowland South America, Brazil, indigenous peoples, Amerindian cosmology, material anthropology, body arts, the social significance of everyday practices and sensory perception.

Recent Publication

‘Appropriation, imitation and creation: glass beadwork among Panará people’ in S. Bunn (ed.) Anthropology and Beauty: From Aesthetics to Creativity, London: Routledge, 2018, pp. 403-417

For a full list of publications, please click here.