Anita is an experienced tutor who can offer guidance across social science disciplines. She is a specialist in Social Anthropology, and is currently writing up her thesis based on extended ethnographic fieldwork with LGBT/Queer activists in Kolkata, India. Her work explores the strategies and knowledge practices activists use in their work to bring about social change, and considers embodied, somatic, personal and academic knowledge forms as subjects of anthropological enquiry.
She is also a professional conductor and organist, Assistant Director at Beverley Minster in East Yorkshire and former Organ Scholar at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Her academic perspectives on music from a sociological perspective have been recognised by the Royal Anthropological Institute and performing bodies such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra. She has completed her PGCE in secondary Music education, and in her performing career is recognised as a specialist in European early music.
Anita has tutored university and Oxbridge entrance since 2014 across the social sciences, with specialisms in Social Anthropology, HSPS and PPE. She is a fully qualified teacher and fellow of the Higher Education Authority, and was Senior Teaching Assistant for the University of Durham Department of Anthropology for the academic year 2017-2018, a role she has stepped down from as she continues leading seminars whilst completing writing up her PhD.
Social Anthropology (especially Gender and Sexuality, South Asia Region, Anthropology of Knowledge, Ethics, Movement/Embodiment, Anthropology of Dance, Ethnomusicology)
Social Sciences: Sociology, Politics, Psychology, Education and Language Development
Oxbridge Admissions (Social Sciences, Organ and Choral Scholarships)
Music and Education
MA (Cantab) PPS/Social Anthropology (University of Cambridge)
MA Anthropological Research Methods (SOAS)
PGCE/QTS (University of Sussex)
DULTA/Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (University of Durham)
Associate of the Royal College of Organists
Dip. Statistical Research Methods (University of Durham)
PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology (University of Durham) expected 2021