Jack And The Beanstalk: Its Place In World Mythology

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Chris Knight

Jack And The Beanstalk: Its Place In World Mythology

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 18:45

Jack and the Beanstalk has its roots in a Cornish male initiation ritual, echoes of which can be found throughout the world.

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Our evening talks include discussion, are free and open to all.

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Thea Skanes

Ritual Life Among The Hadza: The Dancing Dead And Animal Kindred Spirits
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 18:45
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. Tube: Euston Square. map

This talk is an introduction to the Hadza epeme dance, a community-wide healing ritual which can only be performed at night in total darkness, during the time of month when there is no moon in the sky.