Egalitarian Gender Relations

Egalitarian Gender Relations Jerome Lewis UCL RAG

Jerome Lewis

Egalitarian Gender Relations
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 18:45

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.

Lewis changed the name and focus of the talk.

More about Jerome Lewis