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The Department holds a range of seminars in the Daryll Forde Seminar Room every week during term time. These seminars are open to all. See all seminars...

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Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture 2016

The 3rd Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture will be held on Wednesday 25 May at 6pm in the Archaeology Lecture Theatre, UCL Anthropology, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW, followed by a drinks reception. More...

Published: Jan 25, 2016 2:42:39 PM

Ethnographies of Austerity

Daniel Knight and Charles Stewart have edited a special issue of the journal History and Anthropology, with the title: Ethnographies of Austerity: Temporality, Crisis and Affect in Southern Europe. The entire issue IS AVAILABLE UNTIL THE END OF FEBRUARY on open access at: More...

Published: Jan 18, 2016 3:22:15 PM


First estimate of Pygmy population in Central Africa reveals their plight

The forests of Central Africa could be home to up to 920,000 Pygmies, according to researchers from UCL, Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Malaga, who have conducted the first measured estimate of the population and distribution of these indigenous groups. More...

Published: Jan 15, 2016 3:49:43 PM

British Museum William Fagg Lecture 2015

Jerome Lewis Presents William Fagg Lecture

Dr Jerome Lewis will present at the Annual William Fagg Lecture to be held on Friday 18 December at the British Museum.

Published: Dec 14, 2015 11:50:00 AM

Turner Prize Winners

MA in Material and Visual Culture graduate Amica Dall along with her colleagues of the Assemble collective won this year's Turner Prize, Britain's most prestigious art prize. Read more in the Guardian.

Published: Dec 9, 2015 1:25:58 PM

Frank Davis Memorial Lecture

Frank Davis Memorial Lecture Series: Anthropology and Art History

Prof Christopher Pinney is to present at the Frank Davis Memorial Lecture Series: Anthropology and Art History, on Tuesday 8th December 2015 at 5.30pm, in the Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art. More...

Published: Dec 3, 2015 4:40:07 PM

Undergrasuate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

The Department of Anthropology invites all prospective candidates for the BSc Anthropology/ BSc Anthropology with a Year Abroad degree to our Open Day on Wednesday 2 December 2015 at 1.00pm. More...

Published: Nov 25, 2015 11:32:00 AM

MOOC Social Media

UCL Anthropology creates first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

The very first University College London MOOC (free on-line Open Access university course) to be launched on the FutureLearn platform, has been created by The Department of Anthropology.

Published: Nov 17, 2015 11:06:23 AM

Parallel Worlds

Tasting Culture, Writing Rhythm, Dreaming Worlds: Where Anthropology and Literature Meet

Special seminar with Prof Alma Gottlieb & Prof Philip Graham, from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign More...

Published: Nov 13, 2015 12:24:46 PM

Lecture: Social Scripts on Social Media: Studying the Performances of Normativity Online

Nell Haynes delivers a public lecture at the international conference Media, Culture and Change Across the Pacific: Perspectives from Oceania, Asia and the Americas. More...

Published: Nov 11, 2015 2:04:14 PM

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