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The Anthropology of Irrationality

Lee Drummond has asked,"So, what would an anthropology of the irrational look like?" Huon Wardle has suggested that we need a new thread on…

Started by John McCreery

75 3 hours ago
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Testing evolutionary theories of religion in two communities of different religions

Adaptationists claim religion promotes social solidarity, inter-group pro-sociality, and maximizes chances of survival (and hence chances o…

Started by Mohammad Sajjad Abro

0 Jun 15

In Barcelona : Ada, not only a woman at the Town Hall. NEW!

It is the first time in the history of the city of Barcelona a woman is a mayoress, not only this, as you could see, she has a lot of new f…

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola

0 Jun 14

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

66 Jun 10
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Co-publication on journal article on an ethnographic piece on extra marital affairs by married women

Hi I am looking for someone, preferably an academic with a traceable record to copublish my journal article on extra marital affair lives b…

Started by Patience Chadambuka

0 Jun 10

In Radio News BBC : Defending Anthropology A-level: as many things, it continues.... Anthropology: the future of the A level. Laurie Taylor talks to Joy Hendry, Emeritus Professor of…

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola

0 Jun 3

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

2 May 25
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Was Picasso a misogynist? Art. TG...What a question?! Pictures and joke I like the titles…

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola

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

46 May 15
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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

79 Apr 24
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