Artour Mitski
"Earthlings are a most peculiar breed."

  • Title: Doctoral Researcher

  • Primary affiliation: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; 

  • Secondary affiliation: The Earth Chapter, The Intergalactic Mission for the Studies of the Social Forms of Carbon-Based Life.
  • Field of study: Social Sciences and Languages

  • Area of study: East and Southeast Asia.

  • Teaching: Anthropology, Sociology, Social Theory, Japanese and Thai

  • Interests: research methods in social sciences; teaching social theory and the philosophy of science; the social life of money and finance; urban ethnography; "depth psychology", understanding the human condition; teaching Japanese grammar; Thai idioms.

  • Current write-up: the lived experiences and identities of Japanese transnational migrants in Bangkok.

  • Working proficiency in: English, Japanese, Thai, Russian, Dutch. As an afterglow of my linguistic training, I'm a big dialect buff. Kansai, Isarn and Cantonese are by far my favourites.

  • Decent reading comprehension and limited fluency in: Chinese, Laotian, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Bulgarian, Croatian.

  • Professional skills: research and dissertation mentoring; cross-cultural training; group therapy facilitation; project management.

  • Contact: artour.mitski @

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