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This year's Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture will be held on 3 June in the Mary Olgilvie Lecture Theatre at St Anne's College at 6pm, followed by a drinks reception. More...
Published: Apr 14, 2015 3:28:49 PM
The Department of Anthropology at UCL invites all prospective candidates to the Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday, 24th June. More...
Published: Apr 13, 2015 10:30:00 AM
Published: Apr 8, 2015 11:59:17 AM
Professor Michael Stewart is to give an inaugural lecture at 6.30pm on Tuesday 5 May 2015, at Wilkins Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor, South Junction, Wilkins Building, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT. More...
Published: Mar 13, 2015 1:11:28 PM
A one-day workshop organised by UCL Anthropology.
Published: Mar 10, 2015 12:53:54 PM
New developments in understanding how and why culture varies as much and as little as it does, how it achieves its effects on attitudes and decisions, and how to measure and model it. More...
Published: Mar 4, 2015 10:06:05 AM
This year’s Anthropology in London conference invites paper and panel proposals that explore movement in the broadest sense, including movement of objects, people, ideas, cultural practices, and narratives; the structures, discourses, and practices that aid or obstruct such movements; the movement of bodies in dance, ritual, and performance; and anthropological theory and practice ‘on the move’, in step with a changing world. Core themes include, but are not limited to:
Published: Feb 25, 2015 1:19:19 PM
MN Srinivas Lecture 2015 - Christopher Pinney: 'Destroying the Negatives: M.N. Srinivas, “India’s Villages”, and Photography'
Published: Feb 24, 2015 11:46:29 AM
Published: Feb 19, 2015 10:31:00 AM
According to many, the brutal attack on Charlie Hebdo has been an aggression against the secular understood as the realm where freedom of speech is not limited by religious or ideological constraints. In painting this picture, commentators have evoked the Age of Reason. In a society based on the values of the Enlightenment, it has been argued, humor should be un-restrained. But, is this the case? Is the secular really a neutral sphere? And, should Voltairean reason be the only guideline for satire in the West? A dose of Anthropological sensibility can help us to contextualise and to answer these questions. More...
Published: Jan 28, 2015 12:04:50 PM
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