Communism In Motion: How Hunter Gatherers Make Egalitarianism Work

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Morna Finnegan

Communism In Motion: How Hunter Gatherers Make Egalitarianism Work

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 18:45

Drawing on her fieldwork with the Bayaka forest hunter-gatherers of the Congo Basin, Morna explains how women take the initiative in regular riotous yet playful rituals to make sure that men behave. She calls this 'communism in motion' because gender egalitarianism is never a fixed or settled state but has to be constantly nurtured and established anew. Morna's feminist message is politically uncompromising. One not to be missed!

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Chris Knight, Les Levidow

‘Decoding Chomsky: Science And Revolutionary Politics’ (Book Launch, Paperback Edition)
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 18:45
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. Tube: Euston Square. map

Noam Chomsky has vigorously disputed the arguments made in Chris Knight's book, 'Decoding Chomsky'. This launch of the new paperback edition will offer a chance for readers to ask questions, debate the issues and challenge Chris Knight's far-reaching conclusions. If you haven't read the book, it doesn't matter: you will learn all you need to know here!