Research interests: photography and urban transformation
Research Interests: Africana bibliography.
Research Interests: Evolutionary biology & Ecology of African birds
Research Interests: Ethnographic film and video production
Research Interests: Geography as history of the present and as earthly/oceanic writing, social theory, political economy, development, agrarian studies, labor, racial/sexual capitalism, Black radical tradition, biopolitical struggle, oceanic studies, photography, South Asia, South Africa, Indian Ocean.
Research Interests: African musical & cultural forms; Critical theory, feminism, African theater, & performance studies
Research Interests: Archaeology
Davies' research interests include cultural performance, singers and voice, keyboard practice, anthropologies of listening, colonial melodrama, history of science, 19th-century physiology and sciences of the mind. He has published on such topics as colonial melodrama, diva-concepts, aging castrati, musical gift albums, histories of pianistic touch, township opera and danced Beethoven symphonies.