Mark Jamieson




Mark Jamieson is a social anthropologist currently working as a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellow. He has been conducting fieldwork and working with Miskitu-speaking people for twenty-nine years studying kinship, gender, domestic organisation, language, political processes, economy, language, ritual, land rights and the contraband narcotics trade. Besides his work in Nicaragua, which has included some research amongst the Ulwa (Southern Sumu) as well as the Miskitu, he has also researched counterfeits and the social lives of old things among ‘collectors’.

Authored texts

Mother Scorpion: Women’s Politics And Affinal Relations Among The Miskitu And Other “Brideservice Societies”