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STAR Event: Anthropology Beyond the human?

STAR Event: Anthropology Beyond the human?
Speaker: Christopher Davis # SOAS London
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Date and Time
19th Oct 2015 11:00 - 19th Oct 2015 18:00
6th Floor Staff Room, Chrystal MacMillan Building

The last decade has seen the emergence of a multispecies ethnography as a new type of anthropological study that looks beyond the human. But is this really a new development and does it deserve a sub-discipline of its own? Anthropology has always included the exploration of relations between humans and the land, material objects, animals, gods, spirits, and other beings. What does a focus on non-human life mean for our own work and what does it add to anthropology as a discipline?

Lecture 11.00 - 1.00pm

Staff room, 6th Floor, Chrystal macMillan Building

Workshops 2.15 - 3.45pm

2nd Floor, Medical School, Doorway 3

Roundtable Discussion 4.30 - 6.00pm

Room 473, Medical School

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