Georgie Wemys similing wearing a green shirt

Dr Georgie Wemyss

Senior Lecturer

CMRB and Social Sciences

Department of Social Sciences , School of Education and Communities

Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the Foundation Year in Social Sciences, and Co-Director for the Centre for Research on Migration , Refugees and Belonging (CMRB).


  • University College London, BA in Anthropology and Geography 1982
  • Institute of Education, University of London, PGCE (Distinction) 1988
  • University of Sussex, MA in Social Anthropology 1992
  • University of Sussex, D.Phil in Social Anthropology 2004

Areas Of Interest

  • Borders and everyday processes of bordering
  • Politics of remembering
  • British empire histories
  • Citizenship and belonging
  • Racism
  • Politics of religious fundamentalisms
  • Ethnographic methodology
  • Adult education