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Nickolas Surawy  Stepney

Dr Nickolas Surawy Stepney

Research Associate

Research interests

  • Medicine
  • Sociology

Biography

Nick is currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the project ‘Grid oncology: remaking cancer care in India’ at King's College London, led by Professor Carlo Caduff.

He completed his PhD in anthropology at the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s in September 2022. Using ethnographic methodologies, his research examines the material and symbolic circulations of morphine in northwest India.

Research

  • Medical anthropology
  • South Asia
  • Opiates Cancer

Further details

See Nickolas' research profile

Research

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Culture, Medicine & Power research group

Delving into the interdisciplinary study of social, cultural, political and historical dimensions of health and illness.

CWP6
Spatialities and Networks of Cancer

The Spatialities and Networks of Cancer research cluster examines historically and ethnographically practices that spatialize cancer. Working across the North and the South, our research pays particular attention to South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

Events

20JunStudents in class

CaféTheoria Workshop 8: The Field and the Fieldworker

CaféTheoria is an interactive, hybrid workshop series where experts discuss core social science theories and students engage in lively debate.

Features

Indian Himalayas: Postcard from the field

Living in the city of Shimla when its COVID-19 lockdown began, Nick Surawy Stepney, King’s Global Health & Social Medicine PhD candidate, provides a rare...

The city of Shimla, in the Indian Himalayas

Research

CMP Logo-72dpi
Culture, Medicine & Power research group

Delving into the interdisciplinary study of social, cultural, political and historical dimensions of health and illness.

CWP6
Spatialities and Networks of Cancer

The Spatialities and Networks of Cancer research cluster examines historically and ethnographically practices that spatialize cancer. Working across the North and the South, our research pays particular attention to South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

Events

20JunStudents in class

CaféTheoria Workshop 8: The Field and the Fieldworker

CaféTheoria is an interactive, hybrid workshop series where experts discuss core social science theories and students engage in lively debate.

Features

Indian Himalayas: Postcard from the field

Living in the city of Shimla when its COVID-19 lockdown began, Nick Surawy Stepney, King’s Global Health & Social Medicine PhD candidate, provides a rare...

The city of Shimla, in the Indian Himalayas