Howard Morphy – The Displaced Local: multiple agency in the building of ethnographic collections

Event Date: 8 November 2013 BP Lecture TheatreClore Education Centre, British Museum Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG         The Royal Anthropological Institute, London presents THE 2013 HUXLEY LECTURE Professor Howard Morphy (Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Research School of Humanities at the Australian National University) – The Displaced Local: multiple agency in the building …

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Clive Gamble – The Anthropology of Deep-History

  Event Date: 20 September 2013 Stevenson Lecture Theatre Clore Education Centre, British Museum Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG     The Royal Anthropological Institute, London presents The Presidential Address 2013 Professor Clive Gamble ( University of Southampton and President of the Royal Anthropological Institute) – The Anthropology of Deep-History The history of anthropology reveals a discipline driven by …

Ian Hacking – The Anthropology (and Archaeology) of Numbers

Event Date: 14 September 2012 Stevenson Lecture Theatre Clore Education Centre, British Museum Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG     The Royal Anthropological Institute , London presents The 2012 Henry Myers Lecture Professor Ian Hacking (Professor Emeritus at University of Toronto) – The Anthropology (and Archaeology) of Numbers We are, among many other things, the mathematical animal. That is …

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Graeme Were – On the Materials of Mats: thinking through design in a Pacific society


Event Date: 3 October 2011 Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Clore Education Centre, British Museum 
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG       Royal Anthropological Institute , London THE CURL LECTURE 2011 Dr Graeme Were (Lecturer in Museum Studies, University of Queensland) “On the Materials of Mats: thinking through design in a Pacific society”
 

 This paper examines the selective use of plant materials …

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Johannes Fabian – Cultural Anthropology and the Question of Knowledge

Royal Anthropological Institute , London Event Date: 4 February 2011 Stevenson Lecture TheatreClore Education Centre   The Huxley Memorial Lecture Professor Johannes Fabian (University of Amsterdam) – Cultural Anthropology and the Question of Knowledge Abstract:Although it helps to be aware of what philosophers think about knowledge anthropologists can neither simply relegate their epistemological problems to, nor find solutions in, philosophy. …

Sir Geoffrey Lloyd: Humanity between Gods and Beasts? Ontologies in question

Royal Anthropological Institute , London Event Date: 23 September 2010 Stevenson Lecture Theatre Clore Education Centre, British Museum Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG 2010 Henry Myers Lecture Professor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd: ‘Humanity between Gods and Beasts? Ontologies in question’ Abstract Wherein lies the humanity of human beings? Many conflicting answers have been attempted in ancient and in modern times, with many …