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Dr Guntars Ermansons is a Teaching Fellow at the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. He also serves as Conversations Convenor for the Culture, Medicine & Power (CMP) research group.

Guntars holds a PhD in Anthropology from King’s College London. Prior to joining King’s, he pursued a MSc in Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology at Brunel University. His doctoral research, an ethnography of khat use and control in a London Somali community, was funded by King’s University of London Scholarship Scheme.


  • Cultural and moral dimensions of drug use
  • Politics of drug control
  • Post-conflict societies
  • Anthropology of morality and ethics



Further details

See Guntars' research profile