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Candea M., J. Cook, C. Trundle & T. Yarrow (ed.) 2015. Detachment: Essays on the Limits of Relational Thinking. Manchester: Manchester University Press. This volume urges a reconsideration of the productive potential of disconnection, distance and detachment, as ethical, methodological and philosophical commitments. In so doing, we write against the grain of a strong tendency in contemporary social theory and public life.

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Anthropology is one of the most exciting subjects to study at university today, and Cambridge is unmatched as a place to study, as a place to undertake research, and just as somewhere to be. We are a vibrant and friendly division, innovative and intellectually inspiring.

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Upcoming events

CUSAS Talk: Dr Jonah Rimer

Dec 03, 2015

Seminar Room, Social Anthropology

Retheorising the Avant-garde Today: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Dec 12, 2015

King’s College, University of Cambridge

Senior Research Seminar: Dr Yael Navaro-Yashin

Jan 15, 2016

Seminar Room, Social Anthropology

W.H.R. Rivers Memorial Lecture 2016: Professor Tanya Luhrmann

Jan 18, 2016

Old Divinity School Lecture Theatre, St John's College

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