John Mack joined the University of East Anglia in 2004 as Professor of World Art Studies and Chairman of the Sainsbury Institute for Art after 28 years in the British Museum during which he was head of the Museum of Mankind and specialised in researching, publishing and exhibiting the African collections.
He has travelled extensively in Africa and undertaken longer-term fieldwork in eastern Africa and the islands of the western Indian Ocean. John has written many books about Africa and it's culture. Until the end of 2011 he was President of the British Institute in Eastern Africa for whom most recently he ran a research project in northern Kenya and remains actively involved as a member of its Governing Council. He is beginning a new project looking at the aspects of the relationship between art and death in sub-Saharan Africa.
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