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Human Co-operation at UCL

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Start: Sep 17, 2013 10:00:00 AM
End: Sep 17, 2013 5:00:00 PM


A meeting, convened by Ruth Mace, UCL Anthropology, to present and discuss work on a range of approaches to understanding proximate determinants and ultimate evolutionary causes human co-operation (broadly defined). Talks include empirical, experimental and theoretical work on topics ranging from parochial altruism, punishment, prosociality and kinship and its role in promoting human co-operation. Speakers include those working at UCL, visitors, and collaborators, from anthropology, biology, computer science and other disciplines.

Martin Holbraad's new book 'Times of Security: Ethnographies of Fear, Protest and the Future'

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Times of Security

We are pleased to announce the publication by Routledge of Martin Holbraad and Morten Axel Pedersen’s new co-edited book, Times of Security: Ethnographies of Fear, Protest and the Future. For more information, visit Routledge’s webpages at

Professor Christopher Pinney Curating Studio Suhag

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Delhi Photo Festival

Professor Christopher Pinney is curating an exhibition of studio photographs by Suresh Punjabi from central India at Art Heritage Gallery in New Delhi as part of Delhi Photo Festival. The images are scanned from negatives, dating from the late 1970s rescued from a warehouse damaged in the monsoon three years ago. Tara Books (Chennai) are publishing City in Effigy: Photographs from Studio Suhag to coincide with the exhibition. Pinney will be talking about the archive at the opening on 25th September and also giving a lecture on "The Civil Contract of Photography in India" as part of the festival on 29th September.

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