The Healer's Tools
Publication date: Jan 11, 2013 2:22:31 PM
Start: Jan 17, 2013 5:00:00 PM
Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology
Bryn Trevelyan James (University of Manchester) will give the first seminar of Term II in the African Peoples and Pasts series at the Institute on 17 January.
Mr Trevelyan-James' seminar is entitled 'The Healer's Tools: Broadening Archaeological Perspectives on 'Traditional' Healing through Contemporary Engagements with Migrant Practitioners in Accra, Ghana' and all are welcome.
The seminar will be followed by a wine reception in the Staff Common Room (Room 609).
Please direct any enquiries about the event to Oliver Boles.
African Peoples and Pasts Seminar Series 2012-13
- 25 September: Unsettling Cities: Landscapes of Power and Ambivalence in Dahomey (J Cameron Monroe, University of California, Santa Cruz)
- 11 October: The DGB sites: Monumental architecture and political power in the Lake Chad Basin (Scott MacEachern, Bowdoin College)
- 25 October: The carnivorous feeding behaviour of early Homo at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania (Michael Pante, UCL)
- 5 November: West-central African archaeology: Iron Age burials in Corisco Island, Equatorial Guinea (Manuel Sánchez-Elipe Lorente, Complutense University of Madrid)
- 22 November: Learning from the Lari Massacres: Heritage and Conflict Resolution in Contemporary Kenya (Annie Coombes, Birkbeck)
- 17 January: The Healer's Tools: Broadening Archaeological Perspectives on 'Traditional' Healing through Contemporary Engagements with Migrant Practitioners in Accra, Ghana (Bryn Trevelyan James, University of Manchester)
- 31 January: Developing archaeology in the new South Sudan: General Gordon's fort at Laboré and other sites of interest (Matthew Davies, University of Cambridge/BIEA)
- 7 March: Becoming Creole: African-European cultural interaction and local tradition in Barbados, c. 1700-1900 (Niall Finneran, University of Winchester)
- 14 March: The Rise and Fall of the African Past: pursuing the 'pre-colonial' in Uganda (Richard Reid, SOAS)