Friday, April 24, 2015

Radical Anthropology: an Introduction to Anthropology

Summer 2015

Human language and symbolic culture emerged in Africa over 100,000 years ago, in a momentous and revolutionary upheaval whose echoes can still be heard in myths, fairy tales and ritual traditions from around the world. Topics this term range from the history of the family, through archaeoastronomy, climate science and mythology to the politics of sex and gender. In addition to lectures and workshops, the term features spectacular live shows by two of Britain's most celebrated performance artists, Marcus Coates (May 19) and Marisa Carnesky (June 23).

April 28: ‘Behind Every Good Man: Women's production and reproduction among the Hadza of Tanzania’ – Colette Berbesque
May 5: ‘Capitalism, fossil fuels and the discovery of global warming.’ – Gabriel Levy
May 12: ‘Does father absence affect children growing up?’ – Paula Sheppard
May 19: ‘Becoming animal and becoming human’ – a live show by Marcus Coates
May 26: ‘The Revolution in Rojava: Strengths and Challenges’. – Jeff Miley
June 2: ‘The Coming of the Dread: the Rastafari-Maori of New Zealand’s East Coast.’ – Dave Robinson
June 9: 'A Basque Magdalenian cave interpreted in the light of the sex-strike theory of human origins'. – Lionel Sims                                                                           
June 16: ‘A key myth from Claude Lévi-Strauss’ Mythologiques: “The Hunter Monmanéki and his  wives”’. – Chris Knight                                                                                                       
June 23: ‘Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman.’ – Marisa Carnesky
June 30: ‘Revolution, repetition and the cult of death: the burials and empty tombs of Rosa Luxemburg’ – Anthony Auerbach                                                                                          

July 7: Annual General Meeting

All talks held at the Cock Tavern, 23 Phoenix Rd., NW1 1HB (Euston).
All events are free but small donations welcome.
Tuesdays, 6.30–9.00pm.  More Info:
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