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Art, Literature and Poetry

First RAI Photo Salon

Haidy Geismar,  UCL Anthropology and Chair of the R.A.I Photo Committee On December 8, 2016, the Photography Committee of the Royal Anthropological …


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Things that Make Us

Via The Institute of Making Zoe Laughlin of UCL’s Institute of Making has a new podcast, Things That Make Us. Following the model of Desert …


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Care on Display

Via Gabriela Nicolescu, Goldsmiths College Thursday 23 June 2016 06:30pm – 08:30pm, Film screening and discussion Care on Display Care on Display brings together documentary …


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Broken Stories

Adam Drazin, UCL Anthropology How, when and why do people start to see something as”broken”? Do objects around the home just have …


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The Absent Stone

Via Sandra Rozental, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Cuajimalpa, Mexico City The Absent Stone (2013) is a documentary film that combines contemporary ethnographic filmmaking, animation and …


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The Anti-Camera

Christopher Pinney, UCL Anthropology I recently came across M.N. Srinivas’ observation that his enthusiastic engagement with photography, during his fieldwork in Mysore …


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Landmarks: a review

Christopher Tilley, Department of Anthropology, University College London (c.tilley@ucl.ac.uk)   Robert Macfarlane Landmarks (2015) London: Hamish Hamilton, 387pp. £20.00 rrp This is …


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