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Decoding Chomsky: Science And Revolutionary Politics
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 18:45
Noam Chomsky is the founder of modern theoretical linguistics and the world's most celebrated intellectual. This talk will be a social anthropologist's attempt to explain the paradoxical relationship between Chomsky's politics and his science.
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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.