UCL Material Culture Seminar Series, Autumn 2008

Venue: Department of Anthropology, Daryll Forde Lab, University College London
Time: Mondays 4.30-6.00pm.

6th October
Prof. Nelson Graburn (University of California, Berkley)
Title: Anthropological Experiments and Inuit Ethnoaesthetics: A Performance Model of Artistic Agency
13th October
Prof. Johannes Fabian (Amsterdam School for Social Research)
Title: Collecting Thoughts — About Collecting
20th October
Tim Edensor (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Title: ‘Building stone materialities in Manchester, geographical connections, decay and repair’.
27th October
Peg Rawe (Bartlett School of Architecture/UCL).
Title: ‘Spatiotemporality and the imagination’
10th November
Maren Kurz (UCL/Anthropology)
Title: Virtual, Eco-friendly or Domestic: Questioning the Transformation of Death
in 21st Century Britain.
17th November
Ludovic Coupaye (UEA, CREDO/Marseille)
Titre: The Long and the Short of It: Yams, Art, and Technology amongst the Abelam.
24th November
Josh Reno (Goldsmith)
Title: Given-Whilst-Kept: Narcotics Surveillance, Waste, and Emergent Property Claims
For more information please see: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/anthropology/seminars/index.htm#3