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1 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
2 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
3 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
4 Creative Commons Creativity Lecture 3: Creativity - Abduction or Improvisation? Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen) discusses his current research, on the comparative anthropology of the line, exploring issues on the interface between anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture. Tim Ingold 20 Jun 2011