Radical Anthropology Group
Next evening talk
Jerome has many years experience in the field, working with the Bayaka hunter-gatherers in the Congo Basin in Central Africa. This is a ground-breaking study of the central importance to women of the link between their bodies and the Moon. Bayaka men are made aware that even though, as husbands, they may have some sexual expectations, the Moon's own demands come first! Women's solidarity is fundamental to the unusually egalitarian dynamics of Bayaka society.
|28 Nov||From Music To Language: A Bayaka Perspective||Jerome Lewis|
|5 Dec||Human Evolution: Where Are We Now?||Chris Stringer|
|12 Dec||Spirits Of The Forest: Self-Government Through Polyphonic Singing||Ingrid Lewis|
|19 Dec||Communism In Motion: How Hunter Gatherers Make Egalitarianism Work||Morna Finnegan|
Many of our past talks are available as video.