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Department of Social Anthropology


CUSAS Seminar with Dr Tanya Luhrmann, Watkins University Professor (Stanford University)

Magic and the Mind

This talk presents an approach to magic through theory of mind. It takes up the challenge presented by Tambiah’s model of magic as performative, and asks what understanding of mind that model requires. Prof Luhrmann will present a general argument and some empirical data


Please register for this event:

Thursday, 4 February, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:30
Event location: 
Online - by email invitation