Radical Anthropology Group

Anthropology asks one big question: what does it mean to be human?

If you live in London, why not come to our regular Tuesday evening talks? Admission is free.

Next evening talk

Anthony Auerbach

Enlightenment At Night: Metaphor And Knowledge After The Scientific Revolution.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 18:45
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. Tube: Euston Square. map

Highlighting the history of astronomical maps, this talk will examine the role of image, myth and metaphor in the construction of knowledge, exploring in particular the 'dialectic of enlightenment' - how myth is already enlightenment and enlightenment reverts to mythology.

Recent talks

Many of our past talks are available as video.