Wild Voices: Mimicry, Reversal, Metaphor And The Emergence Of Language

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Chris Knight, Jerome Lewis

Wild Voices: Mimicry, Reversal, Metaphor And The Emergence Of Language

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 18:45

Two social anthropologists will draw on primatology, palaeolithic archaeology, evolutionary anthropology and hunter-gatherer ethnography to explain how language in our species evolved.

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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.