Natalia Magnani, BA
Natalia studies learning, memory, and indigeneity in northern Finland.
Natalia is pursuing a PhD in Polar Studies at the University of Cambridge. Her background in cultural psychology informs current anthropological study of how individuals seek to reconnect with the past in the present.
- B.A. in Psychology [concentrations Global Studies, French, and Evolutionary Studies] Binghamton University (2012)
Memory and Embodiment, Craftsmanship, Indigenous Revival
(2016) Magnani, N. Reconstructing Food Ways: Role of Skolt Sami Cultural Revitalization Programs in Local Plant Use. Journal of Ethnobiology, 36(1), 85-104.
- (2016) Magnani, N, Magnani M. Reconstructing a Skolt Sami Boat: Cultural Capital and Repurposing Museum Collections in Indigenous Communities. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting.
- (2015) Magnani, M., Magnani, N. Experimental Archaeology as Cultural Revitalization: Historic Watercraft Production in Finnish Lapland. Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting.
- (2014) Magnani, N. Skolt Sami Healing Practices in a Transforming Landscape. Paper presented at the Botanical Ontologies Conference, Oxford University.
- (2015) Current Research in Anthropology, Learning and Fieldwork in Finnish Lapland, Harvard University
- (2014) People and Plants Conference, University of Cambridge, Co-organizer and discussant at ethnobotanical conference
Supervisions at Cambridge University (organizing and leading course seminars):
- (2016) Space and Place: Livelihood, Survival, and Symbolism
- (2015) Understanding Cultural Geographies
Other teaching experience:
- (2013) Qualitative Methods in Health Research Masterclass, Lecturer, Cambridge University
- (2012) General Psychology, Teaching Assistant, Binghamton University