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Hands on the Cave Wall: the neverending human revision of inequality and community

We have been discussing the 'Archaeology of Inequality' on the OAC and as usual some of the discussion was a little chaotic, some a bit ell…

Started by Huon Wardle in The OAC Forum

36 1 hour ago
Reply by Kristian Garthus-Niegel

Who are tribes, aborigines and folks???

  “Tribe”: What does it mean? Is there any biological definition? Are “they” (note the deictic “they” that entails spatio-temporal and pe…

Started by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay in The OAC Forum

2 on Monday
Reply by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay

Was Picasso a misogynist? Art. TG...What a question?! Pictures and joke

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/may/21/was-picasso-misogynist-lee-miller-gertrude-stein-women-relationships I like the titles…

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola in The OAC Forum

0 May 21

An Archeology of Inequality?

In his closing remarks to our informal seminar on David Graeber's HAU paper on divine kingship among the Shilluk, Lee Drummond writes,    …

Started by John McCreery in The OAC Forum

46 May 15
Reply by John McCreery

Welcome to an Informal Seminar on David Graeber’s HAU essay, “The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk: On Violence, Utopia, and the Human Condition, or, Elements for an Archaeology of Sovereignty.”

    Welcome to the seminar.  Several persons have expressed an interest in participating, so it should be a lively time (forgive me if I d…

Started by Lee Drummond in The OAC Forum

79 Apr 24
Reply by Lee Drummond

Migrants in the Mediterranean...

Migrants in the Mediterranean, 32 organisations across the EU appeal to the European Council Brussels, 22 April 2015 The signatory organisa…

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola in The OAC Forum

0 Apr 22

Invitation to an Informal Seminar on David Graeber’s HAU essay, “The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk: On Violence, Utopia, and the Human Condition, or, Elements for an Archaeology of Sovereignty.”

Invitation to an Informal Seminar on David Graeber’s HAU essay, “The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk: On Violence, Utopia, and the Human Con…

Started by Lee Drummond in The OAC Forum

10 Apr 16
Reply by David Graeber

The OAC then, and now (toward a renewed, rowdy anthropological democracy)

UPDATE: For those of you who don't want to wade through all of the verbiage to get to my questions, here they are up front: What are we goi…

Started by ryan anderson in The OAC Forum

46 Apr 14
Reply by John McCreery

Suggestions and comments for the OAC Seminar series

Seminar leaders, topics, readings. You can volunteer yourself!

Started by Keith Hart in The OAC Forum

18 Apr 10
Reply by Cecilia Montero Mórtola

What draws us to anthropology (and why an anthropological education matters)

Here are the questions, right up front and center: 1) What drew you to anthropology?; 2) What does anthropology offer that might be missing…

Started by ryan anderson in The OAC Forum

7 Apr 8
Reply by Kelly Donivan

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