Dr Naomi Richards

Researcher, Look at Me! Images of Women and Ageing

Naomi is an Anthropologist by training and recently completed her PhD at the University of Edinburgh about different ways people anticipate dying in the U.K. In 2003, Naomi completed a Masters in Visual Anthropology at the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology at Manchester University, specialising in film. Her graduation film is called Worldwide, Streetwide and is about faith and activism post-9/11.

Publications Include

Richards, N. et al. (2011). The Challenge of Creating 'Alternative' Images of Ageing: Lessons from a Project with Older Women. Journal of Aging Studies.

Richards, N. (2010). Promoting the Self through the Arts: The Transformation of Private Testimony into Public Witnessing. In Conway, S (ed.) The Governance of Death and Loss. Oxford: Oxford University Press.