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Division of Social Anthropology

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Listen to Episode 8 of Camthropod - Your Local, by Farhan Samanani. On April 8th 2015, in North West London, without any warning or permission a buzzing local pub was torn down by developers hoping to erect luxury flats in its place. This episode looks at the demolition of the Carlton Tavern through the eyes of those who used to frequent it, uncovering the value of spaces like pubs in bringing communities together in rich and often unexpected ways.

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Publications

Ethnographic Plague: Configuring Disease on the Chinese-Russian Frontier by Dr Christos Lynteris. Challenging the concept that since the discovery of the plague bacillus in 1894 the study of the disease was dominated by bacteriology, Ethnographic Plague argues for the role of ethnography as a vital contributor to the configuration of plague at the turn of the nineteenth century.

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Upcoming events

The Frazer Lecture: Professor Jane Guyer

Oct 17, 2016

Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College, (off Whewell’s Court, Trinity Street)

Senior Research Seminar: Dr Maya Mayblin

Oct 21, 2016

Edmund Leach Seminar Room, Social Anthropology

Senior Research Seminar: Professor James Faubion

Nov 04, 2016

Edmund Leach Seminar Room, Social Anthropology

Senior Research Seminar: Professor Robert Anderson

Nov 11, 2016

Edmund Leach Seminar Room, Social Anthropology

Upcoming events