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‘The Origins of Monsters’ Book Club January 2016

In January 2016, our website has hosted a Book Club devoted to David Wengrow’s book, 'The Origins of Monsters', and organised by Olivier Morin. Comments on all posts remain open, so feel free to ...

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Alberto Acerbi blogs on new books on cultural evolution

In his excellent blog, Alberto Acerbi draws attention to three recent books on cultural evolution: "Tim Lewens’ Cultural Evolution (Oxford University Press) is an excellent take on the ...

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Pulotu – database of Pacific Religions

If good ethnographic databases works as a guilty pleasure for you, you may want to have a look at Pulotu, and thank Prof. Russell Gray and his team. Pulotu is a remarkable database of supernatural ...

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‘Speaking Our Minds’ Book Club June-July 2015

From mid-June to mid-July 2015, the ICCI website has hosted a Book Club devoted to Thom Scott-Phillips’ book, Speaking Our Mind. The book has received positive reviews in various media, including ...

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Picture of the week: enteromancy among the Dorze of Southern Ethiopia

This picture, taken in 1969, shows two Dorze elders discussing how to interpret the entrails of a lamb that had just been slaughtered. The pattern of blood vessels on the entrails represents ...

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