Hannelore Van BavelPhD Candidate Anthropology & Sociology SOAS University of London
Hannelore Van Bavel is a PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology at SOAS University of London (submission September 2020). She holds an MSc in Sociology and an MA in Gender and Diversity studies. Her doctoral project examines the politics of the production and travel of knowledge and policies related to ‘female genital mutilation’. She is also interested in the affective dimensions of ethnographic knowledge construction, an interest that arose from her own experience of conducting fieldwork while coping with traumatic loss.