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Reconstructing The World's First Cosmology
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 18:45
A specialist in African hunter gatherer myths and rituals uses ground-breaking methods to reconstruct the very earliest of all human systems of ritual and belief.
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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!