The Origins Of Radical Anthropology

Evening talk

Anthony Auerbach

The Origins Of Radical Anthropology

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 19:00

Daryll Forde Seminar Room, Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. Tube: Euston Square. map

Anthony Auerbach explores three aspects of the origins of radical anthropology: an intellectual lineage which reaches to the roots of anthropology as a science; a biographical arc which stretches between scholarship and political praxis; and a founding text: Chris Knight's unpublished doctoral thesis, Menstruation and the Origins of Culture: A reconsideration of Lévi-Strauss’s work on symbolism and myth (1987).

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