from day 10/01/2016

The Origins of Monsters: A Précis

The origins of The Origins of Monsters lie in an interview I conducted more than a decade ago with Maurice Bloch (Wengrow 2003). We were talking about the work of Dan Sperber and Pascal Boyer, and more specifically the problem of how to explain striking recurrences in the content of human culture, ...

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Two panels on naturalistic anthropology at ASA and EASA

This year, two calls for contributions have been issued for panels related to naturalistic anthropology, one for the European Association of Social Anthropologists, the other for the Association of Social Anthropologists meeting[READMORE]: • Cognitive anthropology and cultural transm...

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