RAI Student Essay Prize Past Awards

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2023 Morgane Taillefesse Dismantling and Rebuilding Ise-Jingū 伊勢神宮: a Material Study for Rethinking the Religious and the Secular in Japan  
2022 Tomas Crean Tracing Levantine-Argentine Migration: The Social World of Yerba Mate and Trans-Atlantic Conviviality
2021 Natalie Campbell Identifying Mothering Experience in Prehistory: A multi-disciplinary approach
2020 Rebecca Langella The Youtube ‘Alt-right Pipeline’: exploring the interplay of human and algorithmic agency as productive of new sociotechnical spaces.

2019 Louise Rymell They Wunt Be Druv: How Burning Acts as a Medium for Kinship and Memorial in Lewes, Sussex
2018 Bhavana Tudladhar-Douglas Bahra from the Inside
2017 no award
2016 Lizzie May King Money Makers: Exploring the Economy of an Edinburgh Strip-Club
2015 Dominic Pollard “An attempt to tip the scales”: Instrument playing as a form of embodied capital in an English secondary school
2014 Alise Viba The rise of collaborative consumption: A critical assessment of resistance to capitalism and its ideologies of self and property
2013 no award
2012 Anica Lita The Camera-Viewer-Film Nexus: A Visual Exploration of Everyday Life in Romanian New Wave Cinema
2011 Avanzino Sara The value of things and the value of actions: Political and moral encounters at farmers’ markets in England, UK
2010 Adom Philogene-Heron Taming the Spider Man: From Anti-Colonial Hero to Neoliberal Icon
James West Football fans and friendship – Trust and the implications of ‘the masculine ideal’ for closeness in male friendships

2009 no award
2008 James McMurray The Mechanics of Syncretism: An Anthropological Study of Religious Change in Early-Modern Haiti and Classical Japan
Francesca Mezzenzana Anthropology Meets History: Some reflections on post-modernism, identity and the Other
2007 Anna Ruddock “Sorry”: An anthropological study of performative apology and its potential for collective healing
2006 Cy Elliot Smith The Mythos of Geodemographics: Archetypal Constructions ‘Of’ and ‘For’ a Panoramic Cultural Landscape