Doctors Honoris Causa
Dame Marylin Strathern, Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Department of Social Anthropology at Panteion University on November 1st, 2006. The commendation speech was delivered by Professor Dimitra Gefou-Madianou.
Dame Marylin Strathern is currently Professor Emerita at the University of Cambridge and Life Fellow at Girton College. Her research interests include sociality and gift exchange, gender relations, kinship, reproductive technologies, bioethics, intellectual and cultural property, issues in audit and inter-disciplinarity. Regional specialism: the Pacific (esp. Papua New Guinea), Europe (Britain). Her writing includes more than twenty books and one hundred and twenty articles.