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Podcasts from the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the anthropology of visual and material culture. Home to over forty academic staff, over a hundred doctoral students, twelve Master’s programmes, and two undergraduate degrees (Human Sciences; Archaeology and Anthropology), Oxford anthropology is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant centres for teaching and research in the discipline. It came top of the Power (research excellence + volume) rankings for anthropology in the UK in RAE 2008.

# Episode Title Description People Date
101 Creative Commons How to protect your newborn from neonatal death: spirits and infant feeding practices in the Gambia A seminar for the Fertility and Reproduction Group by Sarah O'Neill of the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (10 November 2014) Sarah O'Neill 13 Apr 2015
102 Creative Commons Bangladeshi women's experiences of infant feeding in Tower Hamlets This Fertility and Reproduction Seminar by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets Public Health Team looks at why so many Bangladeshi women in the borough are mix feeding with breast and bottle (3 Nov 2014) Christine McCourt, Juliet Rayment 13 Apr 2015
103 Creative Commons Breastpump technology and 'natural' motherly milk in Enlightenment France In this Fertility and Reproduction Seminar Margaret Carlyle (Cambridge) discusses developments in breastpump technology in 18th-century France (27 October 2014) Margaret Carlyle 13 Apr 2015
104 Creative Commons Hiring a wetnurse in seventeenth-century England In this Fertility and Reproduction Seminar Leah Astbury (Cambridge) discusses the increase of maternal breastfeeding in 17th-century England (20 October 2014) Leah Astbury 13 Apr 2015
105 Negotiating nutrition: from baby to toddler in the Peruvian Andes In this Fertility and Reproduction Seminar Bronwen Gillespie (Sussex) examines the the use of Sprinkles, a multiple-micronutrient product recommended by the state, in Peru (13 October 2014) Bronwen Gillespie 13 Apr 2015
106 Can there be an anthropology of Hinduism? A discussion of the anthropology of Hinduism and the difficulties of categorizing religion. Anthropology Departmental Seminar by David Gellner of Oxford (5 December 2014) David Gellner 29 Jan 2015
107 Cleaning up and moving on A discussion of Kazakhstan's 'nuclear renaissance' and the transformation of the region from nuclear test site to wasteland to a centre for civilian research. Anthropology Departmental Seminar by Catherine Alexander of Durham (28 November 2014) Catherine Alexander 29 Jan 2015
108 Biosecurity practices in labs and museums: sentinels, simulation, stockpiling A discussion of the relationship between the anthropology of biosecurity and the rationality of risk as well as the anthropology of human-animal relationships. Anthropology Departmental Seminar by Frédéric Keck, Musée de quai Branly (21 November 2014) Frédéric Keck 29 Jan 2015
109 Ways of speaking, ways of knowing A discussion of the ethnolinguistic identity of the Inugguit based on 12 months of fieldwork in NW Greenland. Anthropology Departmental Seminar by Stephen Leonard of the University of Oxford (14 November 2014) Stephen Leonard 29 Jan 2015
110 On forms of mental discipline and understanding of national psyche in contemporary Serbia An ethnography of mental hygiene and neuro-security in contemporary Serbia. Anthropology Departmental Seminar by Maja Petrović-Šteger of the ISRF and Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (31 October 2014) Maja Petrović-Šteger 29 Jan 2015
111 Martyrs, militants and emotions A discussion of Albanian radicalisation in Kosovo begore 1999. Anthropology Departmental Seminar by Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers of the University of Bournemouth (17 October 2014). Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers 29 Jan 2015
112 Water, human evolution and diet This public lecture on the role of water in human evolution took place at Somerset House in London as part of its 'Month of Water'. 17 June 2014. Stanley Ulijaszek 02 Oct 2014
113 Marett Memorial Lecture 2014: How to capture the wow. Awe and the study of religion Professor Birgit Meyer delivered the 2014 Marett Memorial Lecture on the interplay of religious things and bodily sensations. Introduced by James Grant. 2 May 2014 Birgit Meyer 02 Oct 2014
114 Creative Commons Choreographing lived experience: the stories that dancing bodies tell This Anthropology seminar looks at the role of dance and movement of the body as a theme in itself; using dance to understand embodied experience. 21 February 2014 Rosie Kay, Karin Eli 02 Oct 2014
115 Creative Commons Models, muddles and metaphors This seminar, on the theme of Models in Anthropology, draws on examples from the fields of Amazonian and obesity studies. 9 May 2014 Elizabeth Ewart, Stanley Ulijaszek 02 Oct 2014
116 Creative Commons Social anthropology of the arts: expression, genre and agency This seminar, on the theme of Art and Creativity, explores the anthropology of artistic and imaginative processes, a field that is interdisciplinary by nature. 23 May 2014. Caroline Potter, Ramon Sarró, Zuzanna Olszewska, Clare Harris 02 Oct 2014
117 Creative Commons Intersections: an ethnography of everyday togetherness and intensified diversity in Elephant and Castle This Anthropology seminar, on the theme of Diasporas and Migration, presents emerging findings from a collaborative ethnography in a 'super-diverse' South London area. 30 May 2014 Mette Berg, Ben Gidley, Hiranthi Jayaweera, Ramon Sarró 02 Oct 2014
118 Creative Commons Photo archives as historical resources: the Jeffrys and Dalrymple archives compared Professor Verkijika G. Fanso of Yaounde University in Cameroon compares two photo archives both taken around the same time, which are now held in Cambridge and South Africa Verkijika Fanso 29 Apr 2014
119 Creative Commons Fifty years of Cameroon unification: controversies and archival echoes A special lecture in Oxford by Professor Verkijika G. Fanso from the University of Yaounde in Cameroon Verkijika Fanso 29 Apr 2014
120 Creative Commons Inspirations for publications - ISCA Anthropology Book Launch Anthropologists from ISCA discuss the research and inspiration behind six recent publications Stanley Ulijaszek, Hélène Neveu-Kringelbach, Iain Morley, Mette Berg 29 Apr 2014
121 Creative Commons 'Native Life', or, Being outside the carbon imagery Professor Elizabeth Povinelli of Columbia University examines contemporary scientific discussions of the Anthropocene and climate change and theoretical theories of New Vitalism, New Animism and Relational Ontology Elizabeth Povinelli 29 Apr 2014
122 Inequality, insecurity and obesity A seminar for the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek of ISCA, Oxford Stanley Ulijaszek 29 Apr 2014
123 Creative Commons Cultural understandings of roles and responsibilities in addressing obesity Emily Henderson of Durham University discusses the causes of obesity, those responsible for it and how it should be addressed. Emily Henderson 29 Apr 2014
124 Creative Commons Culture and motivation: long distance running in Japan and the UK Anthropologist Emma Coleman-Jones and distance runner Mara Yamauchi compare their experiences of running in the UK and Japan Emma Coleman-Jones, Mara Yamauchi 29 Apr 2014
125 Intellectual property and informal economy: a commodity chain from China to Brazil through Paraguay Rosana Pinheiro-Machado (of ODID, Oxford)'s anthropology departmental seminar focuses on the transmission of diverse goods in a commodity chain that was formed in the 1980s. Rosana Pinheiro-Machado 29 Apr 2014
126 Creative Commons Claiming resources, honouring debts: miners, herders and the land masters of Mongolia Rebecca Empson of UCL discusses the form of capitalism emerging in Mongolia's mineral economy. An anthropology departmental seminar. Rebecca Empson 29 Apr 2014
127 Do not resuscitate orders in a UK hospital: an ethnography of the future-present Simon Cohn of Cambridge University looks at the ways health professionals and their activities construct an understanding of the human body according to particular temporal framings. An anthropology departmental seminar. Simon Cohn 29 Apr 2014
128 The sharia as a vocation: Islam, law and civility in Lebanon This discussion of sharia discourse in different contexts focuses on the experiences of four individuals. An anthropology departmental seminar by Morgan Clarke (ISCA, Oxford) Morgan Clarke 28 Apr 2014
129 Victor Turner, anthropology and Christianity Timothy Larsen (Wheaton College, Illinois) discusses the impact of Christianity on the research and careers of Victor and Edith Turner, looking in particular at their work in Rhodesia. An anthropology departmental seminar. Timothy Larsen 28 Apr 2014
130 Discovering 'justice': the magic of law in the Upper Amazon An anthropology departmental seminar on legal anthropology in lowland South America given by Harry Walker of the LSE. Harry Walker 28 Apr 2014
131 The end of history? What follows the demographic transition? An overview of the demographic transition, and the demographic regime, since its development in the 1940s. An anthropological departmental seminar by Chris Wilson of ISCA (Oxford) Chris Wilson 28 Apr 2014
132 Creative Commons Political ecology of disease This lecture by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek of ISCA, the University of Oxford, is part of the Disease Ecology series and was delivered on 22 November 2013 Stanley Ulijaszek 03 Feb 2014
133 Creative Commons Disease transitions This lecture by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek of ISCA, the University of Oxford, is part of the Disease Ecology series and was presented on 13 November 2013. Stanley Ulijaszek 03 Feb 2014
134 Generational change and continuity amongst British mothers Angela Davis of the University of Warwick discusses the sharing of beliefs, knowledge and practice amongst British mothers between 1940 and 1990 (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 14 October 2013) Angela Davis 03 Feb 2014
135 Creative Commons Contextualising the 'new parenting culture' Charlotte Faircloth of the University of Kent presents historical and sociological perspectives on adult-child relations (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 21 October 2013) Charlotte Faircloth 03 Feb 2014
136 Creative Commons Caring and being cared for in north-western Amazonia Elizabeth Rahman of the University of Oxford discusses the perinatal practices of a small group of Amazonian Indians with whom she lived (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 4 November 2013) Elizabeth Rahman 03 Feb 2014
137 'Don't worry, you'll be a grandmother soon!' In this Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 18 November 2013, Robert Pralat of the University of Cambridge investigates how non-heterosexual people discuss becoming a parent with their own parents Robert Pralat 03 Feb 2014
138 Creative Commons 'I did not know how to tell my parents, so I thought I would have to have an abortion' Ekaterina Hertog of the University of Oxford explores the negotiations between premaritally pregnant women and their parents in Japan (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 25 November 2013) Ekaterina Hertog 03 Feb 2014
139 Creative Commons Be(com)ing papa: kinship senescence and the ambivalent inward journeys of ageing men in the Antilles Adom Philogene Heron of the University of St Andrews investigates grandfatherhood in the Antilles (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 2 December 2013) Adom Philogene Heron 03 Feb 2014
140 Of untold riches and unruly homes: gender and property in neoliberal middle-class Kolkata In this Anthropology departmental seminar from 1 November 2012, Henrike Donner of Oxford Brookes University looks at how different kinds of property and ownership arrangements affect relationships between people among the urban middle classes of Kolkata Henrike Donner 03 Feb 2014
141 Experimenting with field experiments: moving the lab into the field in ethnographic research In this Anthropology departmental seminar from 8 November 2013, Dimitris Xygalatas (Aarhus and Masaryk Universities) investigates ritual behaviour, bringing it into the lab, to work out why people put themselves through such ordeals Dimitris Xygalatas 03 Feb 2014
142 New York stories: the lives of other citizens In this Anthropology departmental seminar from 22 November 2013, Andrew Irving of the University of Manchester investigates memories, thoughts and reminiscences about New York City. Andrew Irving 03 Feb 2014
143 The adoption of modern contraception in rural Ethiopia: a biocultural approach A School of Anthropology departmental seminar from 29 November 2013 by Alexandra Alvergne of ISCA, University of Oxford Alexandra Alvergne 03 Feb 2014
144 Gift, sacrifice, and deadly rumours (3 May 2013) In this seminar, Dr Julien Bonhomme (École normale supérieure, Paris) discusses the cultural significance of rumours of deadly alms and gift giving that first appeared in Senegal in 2010. Julien Bonhomme 13 Nov 2013
145 Geology, potentiality, speculation: on the indeterminacy of natural resources (10 May 2013) In this seminar, Dr Gisa Weszkalnys (London School of Economics) focuses her study of the indeterminacy of natural resources on the small island state of São Tomé and Príncipe in the Gulf of Guinea. Gisa Weszkalnys 13 Nov 2013
146 Creative Commons Conceptualizing new age and neopagan ritual (17 May 2013) In this seminar, Professor Michael Houseman (l'École pratique des hautes études, Paris) presents a brief analysis of several small ceremonies to make a theoretical argument about ritual in a new age and neopagan context. Michael Houseman 13 Nov 2013
147 Brazilian serialities: imagining persons (24 May 2013) In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Professor Joao de Pina-Cabral (University of Kent) discusses the creative use of personal names in Brazil. Joao de Pina-Cabral 13 Nov 2013
148 Dorr-e Dari (The Pearl of Dari): An Ethnography of Poetry as a Social Practice among Afghans in Iran (23 May 2013) This lecture formed part of the 2013 Evans-Pritchard Lecture series held at All Souls College, Oxford, in which Zuzanna Olszewska discussed 'Authentic Voices, Modern Selves: An Ethnography of Afghan Refugee Poetry and Personhood in Iran'. Zuzanna Olszewska 13 Nov 2013
149 Provocations for digital anthropology (30 May 2013) David Zeitlyn discusses parallels between visual and digital anthropology and the dangers of historical myopia. It is too easy to disregard earlier parallels because of the mistaken claim that everything is new and different. David Zeitlyn 13 Nov 2013
150 Looking forward looking back (18 May 2013) Professor David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) argues for a pluralisation of past, present and future. There are many unconnected or only partially connected literatures on time related issues. David Zeitlyn 13 Nov 2013
151 Alternative Utopias and the Crisis of Imagination (20 June 2013) Professor Alexander Kiossev (University of Sofia in Bulgaria)drawing on his background in cultural studies, spoke about the ways in which 'alternative utopias' can enable creative imaginaries for the types of futures we are able to realise or create. Alexander Kiossev 13 Nov 2013
152 Divine kingdoms in the western Himalayas This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (22 February 2013) by William Sax of the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, focuses on 'oracular authority and distributed agency' in the western Himalayas. William Sax 18 Apr 2013
153 Capital's new frontier Dr Catherine Dolan of the Saïd Business School, Oxford, discusses 'yoghurt mamas, solar sisters and the remaking of 'unusable Africa' at the bottom of the pyramid'. An Anthropology Departmental Seminar from 15 February 2013. Catherine Dolan 18 Apr 2013
154 Re-making the dead, uncertainty and the torque of human materials in northern Zimbabwe This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (8 February 2013) by Joost Fontein from the Department of Social Anthropology at Edinburgh focuses on northern Zimbabwe fieldwork and research. Joost Fontein 18 Apr 2013
155 Creative Commons Unexplored agencies: the case of Donna Sebastiana Carlo Severi (CNRS, Paris) presents an Anthropology Departmental Seminar (1 February 2013). Carlo Severi 18 Apr 2013
156 Re-thinking 'Untamed Thoughts' Fifty Years On In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar (25 January 2013), Dr Laura Rival discusses 'Claude Lévi-Strauss and the science of the concrete'. Laura Rival 18 Apr 2013
157 Synchrony and Similiarity in Human Cooperation This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (30 November 2012) is presented by Emma Cohen of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford. Emma Cohen 18 Apr 2013
158 The Evolution of Human Egalitarianism This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (9 November 2012) is by Dr Frank Marlowe (University of Cambridge, Department of Biological Anthropology) and is on the theme of evolutionary anthropology. Frank Marlowe 18 Apr 2013
159 Digital Heritage Technologies and Issues of Community Engagement and Cultural Restitution in 'New Style' Ethnographic Museums This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (2 November 2012) is by Professor Mike Rowlands (University College London), in collaboration with Graeme Were (Brisbane). Its theme is material anthropology. Mike Rowlands 18 Apr 2013
160 Creative Commons Scientists as Abstainers Matei Candea (University of Durham) presents 'An ethnography of inter-species trust without belief'. An Anthropology Departmental Seminar (26 October 2012) with a theme of science and technology studies. Matei Candea 18 Apr 2013
161 City Dwelling and the Cultures of Migrant Urbanism This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (19 October 2012), is presented by Professor Michael Keith, the Director of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, Oxford. Michael Keith 18 Apr 2013
162 The Biography of the Holy Ghost In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar (12 October 2012), Dr Ramon Sarró explores a prophetic landscape in Lower Congo. Ramon Sarró 18 Apr 2013
163 The Ethnographic Dream In this seminar for the anthropology research group at Oxford on Eastern Medicines and Religions (10 October 2012), Dr Katherine Swancutt discusses 'doing fieldwork among native scholars and shamans', focusing on southwest China. Katherine Swancutt 18 Apr 2013
164 Learning that emerges in 'Times of Trouble' In this Ethnicity and Identity Seminar, Professor Joy Hendry (Oxford Brooks University) presents a few cases from Japan. 2 March 2012. Joy Hendry 27 Jun 2012
165 Epidemiological crises, epistemological divisions In this seminar held by the Anthropology Research Group at Oxford on Eastern Medicines and Religions (ArgO-EMR), Assoc. Professor Marta Hanson (Johns Hopkins University) discusses 'the new discourse on epidemics in 17th-18th century China'. 7 March 2012. Marta Hanson 27 Jun 2012
166 Creative Commons Collective Effervescence as Embodied Intoxication Philip Mellor, Professor of Religion and Social Theory at the University Leeds, presented this paper at a workshop held in Oxford by the British Centre for Durkheimian Studies in February 2012. Philip Mellor 27 Jun 2012
167 Reflections on geneticisation In this Medical Anthropology Research Seminar, Professor Paul Martin (University of Nottingham) examines 'social science and the making of biofutures'. 6 February 2012. Paul Martin 27 Jun 2012
168 Creative Commons Everyday aesthetics in forced displacement In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Sandra Dudley (University of Leicester) looks at 'material culture and Karenni forced migrants in a Thai-Burma border camp'. 10 February 2012. Sandra Dudley 27 Jun 2012
169 Sweetness and Light In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Professor Ann Gold (Syracuse University) examines 'ordinary pluralisms in a North Indian town'. 24 February 2012. Ann G Gold 27 Jun 2012
170 Negotiating Space, Buying Time In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Professor Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University) discusses 'the performance of housing politics in a Bangkok community under siege'. 2 December 2011. Michael Herzfeld 27 Jun 2012
171 What Shan ethnography can tell us about Theravada Buddhism Nicola Tannenbaum, Professor of Anthropology at Lehigh University in the United States, discusses Theravada Buddhism for this Anthropology Departmental Seminar. 4 May 2012. Nicola Tannenbaum 27 Jun 2012
172 Conflict in the Plural In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Jonathan Spencer (University of Edinburgh) examines 'eastern Sri Lanka as a complex religious field'. 18 May 2012. Jonathan Spencer 27 Jun 2012
173 Creative Commons Opportunistic violence and the impossibility of intimacy In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Dhana Hughes (St John's College, University of Oxford) examines 'memories of revenge and denunciation in Sri Lanka's Southern Terror'. 11 May 2012. Dhana Hughes 27 Jun 2012
174 Creative Commons Neighbouring China in Northern Nepal In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Martin Saxer (National University of Singapore)discusses 'Hidden Valleys, New Roads and Remote Cosmopolitans' in northern Nepal. 25 May 2012. Martin Saxer 27 Jun 2012
175 Marett Memorial Lecture 2012: Anthropologists and the Bible In the 2012 Marett Memorial Lecture, Professor Adam Kuper of the LSE and Fellow of the British Academy reviews a century of debate surrounding the anthropology of religion. The lecture took place at Exeter College, Oxford on 27 April 2012. Adam Kuper 24 May 2012
176 Creative Commons Altruism in cyberspace? In this seminar for the International Gender Studies Centre, Elinor Bastin presents an exploration of an on-line community for women and men with bipolar disorder. 10 November 2011. Elinor Bastin 24 May 2012
177 Beyond globalisation and localisation In this Departmental Seminar, Holger Jebens discusses local Christianity and 'Pluralism in a Papua New Guinea village'. 18 November 2011. Holger Jebens 24 May 2012
178 Creative Commons The 'down side' of assisted reproductive technologies In this seminar for the Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group, Soraya Tremayne (Director of the FRSG) discusses 'Third party donation and the 'happy family' rhetoric in Iran'. 17 November 2011. Soraya Tremayne 24 May 2012
179 Creative Commons Meat and Health In this Health, Environment and Development seminar, Peter Scarborough (a UL in Public Health) discusses the impact of achieving environmental sustainable diets on deaths from cardiovascular disease and cancer in the UK. 18 October 2011. Peter Scarborough 24 May 2012
180 Creative Commons Brain microcircuits in champanzees and humans Stephen Chance of the Neuroanatomy and Cognition Group, based at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, presents insights into IQ and social cognition in chimpanzees and humans. An ICEA Seminar from 1 June 2011. Stephen Chance 24 May 2012
181 Creative Commons Venom, pollinators and parasites Anna Nekaris of Oxford Brookes University discusses 'how the poisonous slow loris may reveal the origins of social grooming amongst primates'. An ICEA seminar from 2 November 2011. Anna Nekaris 24 May 2012
182 Creative Commons Extreme climatic events as drivers of early human behaviour in Africa? In this seminar for the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Sallie Burrough of Oxford University's School of Geography and the Environment presents an environmental perspective from the Kalahari Desert (23/11/11). Sallie Burrough 24 May 2012
183 Creative Commons How niche construction affects inheritance systems in human evolution A seminar for the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology by John Odling-Smee (an Emeritus research fellow from Oxford University), 30 November 2011. John Odling-Smee 24 May 2012
184 Implementing a Research Culture in the NHS. Medical Anthropology at Oxford The conference 'Medical Anthropology at Oxford: 10 Years at the Intersections', held at ICSA on 23-24 June 2011, marked the first ten years of Medical Anthropology at Oxford. This podcast by Olivier Bazin formed part of the first panel. Olivier Bazin 10 May 2012
185 The self-management of misfortune by use of amulets and charms. Ethnicity and Identity Seminar In this Ethnicity and Identity Seminar on 'Managing Disasters and Misfortune', Eric Edwards (Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford) discusses 'The self-management of misfortune by use of amulets and charms' (3 February 2012). Eric Edwards 10 May 2012
186 There is no such thing as Dian cuisine. Anthropology Departmental Seminar In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Jakob Klein (SOAS) discusses 'Food and locality in twenty-first century China' (11 March 2011). Jakob Klein 10 May 2012
187 Don't throw the baby out with the bathos. Anthropology Departmental Seminar: In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Stephen Reyna (MPI-Halle) discussed 'regimes of truth in an anthropology of hypocrisy' (25 February 2011). Stephen Reyna 10 May 2012
188 On the concept of cultural transmission. Anthropology Departmental Seminar In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Roy Ellen (University of Kent) discusses 'On the concept of cultural transmission' (18 February 2011). Roy Ellen 10 May 2012
189 Re-Defining the Museal Object in Mao and post-Mao China. Anthropology Departmental Seminar In this Anthropology Departmental seminar Michael Rowlands (University College London) discusses 'Re-Defining the Museal Object in Mao and post-Mao China'. 13 May 2011. Michael Rowlands 10 May 2012
190 Creative Commons The evolutionary history and genetics of primate brain size In this Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Seminar, Stephen Montgomery (University of Cambridge) discusses "The evolutionary history and genetics of primate brain size." 15 June 2011. Stephen Montgomery 10 May 2012
191 Dept Seminar: Beyond 'terroir' In this Anthropology Dept Seminar Marion Demossier of the University of Bath discusses 'territorial construction, hegemonic discourses and French wine culture'. 11 November 2011. Marion Demossier 29 Nov 2011
192 Dept Seminar: Discovering Anthropological Practice through Fieldwork In this Anthropology Dept Seminar, Professor Judith Okely of Hull University (and an associate of ISCA, Oxford) looks back over her anthropological career, especially her time spent working with gypsies. 4 November 2011. Judith Okely 29 Nov 2011
193 Dept Seminar: Saints of Justice, Spirits of Devastation In this Anthropology Dept Seminar, Helene Basu of Münster University examines 'Sorcery, Madness and Modernity in Western India'. 28 October 2011. Helene Basu 29 Nov 2011
194 Dept Seminar: The Oil Company, 'Partnership' and the Moralities of Giving and Receiving In this Anthropology Dept Seminar, Katy Gardner of the University of Sussex examines the impact of oil companies on 'corporate community engagement' in Bangladesh. 21 October 2011. Katy Gardner 29 Nov 2011
195 Dept Seminar: Spirit in Motion In this Anthropology Dept Seminar, Thomas Kirsch of Konstanz University, discusses the 'Morphology and Mobility of the Holy Spirit in Africa'. 14 October 2011. Thomas Kirsch 29 Nov 2011
196 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Autopathographies - How 'sick lit' shapes knowledge and the illness experience This presentation by Dr Rachel Hall-Clifford (Primary Health Care, Oxford) was delivered at the conference Medical Anthropology at Oxford: 10 Years at the Intersections. Rachel Hall-Clifford 25 Jul 2011
197 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Oxford's 'Two Bodies' in Medical Anthropology This presentation by Dr Caroline Potter (ISCA, Oxford) focuses on how Oxford's Medicial Anthropology bridges the biological and social divide. It was delivered at the 10 Years at the Intersections conference in June 2011. Caroline Potter 25 Jul 2011
198 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Healing earth and sacred clay among the Mun, SW Ethiopia This presentation by doctoral candidate Kate Fayers-Kerr was delivered at the Medical Anthropogy at Oxford conference, 10 Years at the Intersections, June 2011. Kate Fayers-Kerr 25 Jul 2011
199 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Moving from Efficacy to Safety This presentation by Dr Barbara Gerke discusses 'A changing focus in the study of Asian medical systems' and was delivered at the Medical Anthropology conference 10 Years at the Intersections, June 2011. Barbara Gerke 25 Jul 2011
200 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Maize, Men and New Medical Models This presentation by doctoral student Kristina Baines was delivered at the Medical Anthropology at Oxford conference 10 Years at the Intersections. It focuses on embodied ecological heritage and health in Southern Belize. Kristina Baines 25 Jul 2011