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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 '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
102 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
103 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
104 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
105 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
106 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
107 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
108 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
109 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
110 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
111 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
112 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
113 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
114 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
115 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
116 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
117 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
118 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
119 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
120 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
121 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
122 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
123 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
124 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
125 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
126 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
127 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
128 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
129 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
130 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
131 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
132 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
133 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
134 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
135 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
136 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
137 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
138 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
139 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
140 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
141 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
142 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
143 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
144 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
145 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
146 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
147 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
148 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
149 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
150 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
151 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
152 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
153 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
154 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
155 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
156 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
157 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
158 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
159 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
160 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
161 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
162 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
163 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
164 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Building Partnerships - a career path in research coordination and capacity building This presentation by Dalia Iskander, a previous student of Anthropology at Oxford, was delivered at the conference Medical Anthropology at Oxford: 10 Years at the Intersections on 23 June 2011. Dalia Iskander 25 Jul 2011
165 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Beyond Language - Public Health Policy and Cultural Competency This presentation by Hannah Graff, a previous MPhil student at Oxford, was delivered at the conference Medical Anthropology at Oxford: 10 Years at the Intersections on 23 June 2011. Hanna Graff 25 Jul 2011
166 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: 10 Years at the Intersections - opening comments Professor Stanley Ulijaszek (School of Anthropology, Oxford) introduces 10 Years at the Intersections, a conference to celebrate 10 years of Medical Anthropology at Oxford. The conference took place 23-24 June 2011. Stanley Ulijaszek 25 Jul 2011
167 Human Sciences Symposium 2011: The Impact of Exceptional Early Cognitive Environments on Musical Development This presentation by Prof. Adam Ockelford was delivered at the 2011 Human Sciences Symposium on The Musical Brain held on 26 February in Oxford. It focuses on case studies of blind and autistic children. Adam Ockelford 25 Jul 2011
168 Human Sciences Symposium 2011: The Musical Brain - Opening Presentation On 26 February 2011, the Human Sciences Symposium focused on the The Musical Brain and the links between music, evolution and human psychology. This podcast is the opening presentation by Dr Iain Morley on Music and its Evolutionary Context. Iain Morley 25 Jul 2011
169 Social evolution in primates and other animals In this lecture, Dr Susanne Shultz (Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford) examines the social evolution of primates and other animals (10 March 2011). Susanne Shultz 06 Jun 2011
170 Late Pleistocene Demography and the Appearance of Modern Human Behaviour In this seminar for the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Professor Mark Thomas (University College London) discusses the origins of modern human behaviour (18 May 2011). Mark Thomas 06 Jun 2011
171 Marett Memorial Lecture 2011: Beauty and the beast In this year's Marett Memorial Lecture, Professor Terence S Turner (Cornell University) discusses 'Beauty and the beast: Humanity, animality and animism in the thought of an Amazonian people' (6 May 2011). Terence S Turner 06 Jun 2011
172 Dept Seminar: Heritage, hiking and the eradication of miracles In this Anthropology Dept seminar (4 February 2011), Dr Ian Reader (University of Manchester) discuss consumerism and the sanitisation of pilgrimage from Shikoku to Santiago. Ian Reader 18 Mar 2011
173 Dept Seminar: Why do Bayaka Pygmies sing so much? In this Anthropology Dept seminar (28 January 2011), Dr Jerome Lewis (University College London) examines the place and cultural transmission of music and sound to the Bayaka Pygmies of the Central African Republic and Congo. Includes examples. Jerome Lewis 18 Mar 2011
174 Dept Seminar: Money-go-round: personal economies of wealth In this Anthropology Dept Seminar (11 February 2011), Professor Deborah James (London School of Economics) discusses the personal economies of wealth, aspiration and indebtedness in South Africa. Deborah James 18 Mar 2011
175 The Anthropology of Production In this lecture for anthropologsts and archaeologists, Professor Chris Gosde, Institute of Archaeology, Oxford, examines the history and theory of production across different cultures and the difference between production and ownership. Chris Gosden 18 Mar 2011
176 Dept Seminar: Claudia's Life - Singular lives, Gypsy metonymy In this Anthropology Dept seminar (4 June 2010), Dr Paloma Gay y Blasco (University of St Andrews) looks at the place of women and marriage in Gypsy society and in ethnographic writings. Paloma Gay y Blasco 21 Feb 2011
177 Dept Seminar: Dance culture and its dislocation In this Anthropology Dept seminar (3 December 2010) Dr Felicia Hughes-Freeland (University of Swansea) discusses the relationship between cyberspace and dance. Felicia Hughes-Freeland 21 Feb 2011
178 Dept Seminar: Neo-nationalism five years later In this Anthropology Dept seminar (26 November 2010), Prof. Gingrich (University of Vienna) examines a return to 'indigineity' in Central Europe. Andre Gingrich 21 Feb 2011
179 Dept Seminar: The power of felted cloth through time and space In this Anthropology Dept seminar (19 November 2010), Dr Stephanie Bunn (University of St Andrews) examines the production and design of Eurasian felt, placing it in a domestic context. Stephanie Bunn 21 Feb 2011
180 Dept Seminar: Forms of detachment and ethical regard In this Anthropology dept seminar (29 October 2010), Dr James Laidlaw (University of Cambridge) focuses on forms of detachment in North India, including the role of the anthropologist as observer. James Laidlaw 21 Feb 2011
181 Dept Seminar: Kerala Muslim marriage, gender, and intimacy In this Anthropology Dept Seminar (22 October 2010), Dr Caroline Osella (SOAS, London) discusses the influence of migrant husbands on Kerala Muslim marriage and female households. Caroline Osella 21 Feb 2011
182 Money, Bodies, Materialism and Virtuality In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Dr David Graeber of Goldsmiths, London, examines the history of death and money and how the two can combine. David Graeber 23 Nov 2010
183 The Elementary School Teacher, the Thug, and his Grandmother: Brokers and Transnational Migration In this Anthropology Departmetal Seminar (February 2010) Associate Prof. Johan Lindquist (Stockholm University) discusses forced migration in Indonesia and its impact on male and female workers. Johan Lindquist 23 Nov 2010
184 Interview with Professor Byron J Good, 2010 Marett Lecturer Byron J. Good, Professor of Medical Anthropology at Harvard Medical School, delivered the 2010 Marett Lecture at Exeter College, Oxford. He was first interviewed by Nick Shapiro (ISCA) about his life and work. Byron J Good 23 Nov 2010
185 Religion and change (2003-04 Evans-Pritchard Lecture 5) 5/5. In Autumn 2003 Professor David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) presented the 2003/2004 Evans-Pritchard Lectures at All Souls College, Oxford. The theme was 'The life of Diko Madeleine and the History of Somi, Cameroon, in the Twentieth Century'. David Zeitlyn 04 Nov 2010
186 Talking about Somié: from the social to the individual and back (2003-04 Evans-Pritchard Lecture 4) 4/5. In Autumn 2003 Professor David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) presented the 2003/2004 Evans-Pritchard Lectures at All Souls College, Oxford. The theme was 'The life of Diko Madeleine and the History of Somi, Cameroon, in the Twentieth Century'. David Zeitlyn 04 Nov 2010
187 Talking about Diko: introducing a woman, and means of researching a life (2003-04 Evans-Pritchard Lecture 3) 3/5. In Autumn 2003 Professor David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) presented the 2003/2004 Evans-Pritchard Lectures at All Souls College, Oxford. The theme was 'The life of Diko Madeleine and the History of Somi, Cameroon, in the Twentieth Century'. David Zeitlyn 04 Nov 2010
188 Writing history, talking historically: problems of biography, autobiography and social history (2003-04 Evans-Pritchard Lecture 2) 2/5. In Autumn 2003 Professor David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) presented the 2003/2004 Evans-Pritchard Lectures at All Souls College, Oxford. The theme was 'The life of Diko Madeleine and the History of Somi, Cameroon, in the Twentieth Century'. David Zeitlyn 04 Nov 2010
189 Sample of One: joining the queue (2003-04 Evans-Pritchard Lecture 1) 1/5. In Autumn 2003 Professor David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) presented the 2003/2004 Evans-Pritchard Lectures at All Souls College, Oxford. The theme was 'The life of Diko Madeleine and the History of Somi, Cameroon, in the Twentieth Century'. David Zeitlyn 04 Nov 2010
190 Race, kinship, genetics and the ambivalence of identity A paper presented at the University of Oxford School of Anthropology Departmental Seminar on Friday 15 October 2010 by Professor Peter Wade, University of Manchester. Peter Wade 27 Oct 2010
191 What is social anthropology? First lecture of the series 'Introduction to anthropological theory' given to first year students on the Oxford BA degrees in Archaeology and Anthropology and in Human Sciences. Lecture given Tuesday 12 October 2010. Marcus Banks 27 Oct 2010
192 An Africanist's Legacy: Responsibilised citizens? - Discourses and practices around care of the self among HIV positive people in Tanzania Presented by Dr Nadine Beckmann (Leeds) at 'An Africanist's Legacy - A Workshop in Celebration of the Work of David Parkin', held at the School of Anthropology, Oxford, 8-9 July 2010. Nadine Beckmann 24 Aug 2010
193 An Africanist's Legacy: Performing fragmentary movements - perspectives on the life-history of a Muslim dancer-choreographer Presented by Asst. prof. Zulfiker Hirji (University of York, Toronto) at 'An Africanist's Legacy - A Workship in Celebration of the Work of David Parkin', held at The School of Anthropology, Oxford, 8-9 July 2010. Zulfiker Hirji 24 Aug 2010
194 An Africanist's Legacy: Credit societies and the search for school fees in Uganda Presented by Dr David Mills (Oxford) at 'An Africanist's Legacy - A Workshop in Celebration of the Work of David Parkin' held at Oxford, 8-9 July 2010. Co-authored by Richard Vokes. David Mills 24 Aug 2010
195 Part 1: Studying Anthropology at Oxford Current graduate students in the School of Anthropology at Oxford University talk about what it is like to study anthropology at Oxford and the different graduate degrees available. Jennie Rothera, Sophie Chao, Darryl Stellmach, Santhy Balachandran 12 Jul 2010
196 Part 2: Studying at Oxford Current students at the Department of Anthropology talk about what studying in Oxford is like, including choice of college and resources. Jennie Rothera, Sophie Chao, Darryl Stellmach, Santhy Balachandran 12 Jul 2010
197 Creative Commons Obesity: A Personal View Stanley Ulijaszek, Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford gives a Nutritional Anthropology talk on Obesity in different cultures around the world. Stanley Ulijaszek 12 Jul 2010
198 Cognition, Religion and Theology Justin Barrett gives a talk for the Cognition, Religion and Theology Project Conference, held at Merton College on the 28th-30th June 2010. Justin Barrett 12 Jul 2010
199 Tibetan Vampire Slayers in Nepal Dr Charles Ramble, of the Oxford University Oriental Institute, gives an Anthropology Departmental Seminar entitled The Mysterious Reluctance of Tibetan Vampire Slayers in Nepal (12 March 2010). Charles Ramble 12 Jul 2010
200 Creative Commons Measurement of Bodily Transformations (1 Feb 2010) Professor Stanley Ulijaszek, from the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford, gave a talk on 1 February 2010 as part of the Medical Anthropology Research Seminar Series. It was entitled 'Measurement of Bodily Transformations'. Stanley Ulijaszek 15 Jun 2010