Welcome. I’m Fiona Potter, a social anthropologist working on my PhD at the University of Manchester.

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When I was applying for PhDs I had no idea how any of this works. I hope this website grows into a space where other fledgling researchers, and anthropologists in particular, can find some sense of orientation in the confusing world of academia. In that spirit, I’ll be documenting the experience of preparing for and carrying out fieldwork, learning Kazakh, and writing up my dissertation right here. When I remember to, that is…

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