David Whyte, UCL Anthropology “We’re probably going to surf Banna Strand, but the swell might still be a bit small, I just can’t decide.” Dylan slumps back into the passenger seat of my car and throws his phone momentarily from his hands. He has spent most of the journey with
Christopher Tilley, Department of Anthropology, University College London (firstname.lastname@example.org) Robert Macfarlane Landmarks (2015) London: Hamish Hamilton, 387pp. £20.00 rrp This is the fifth book by Macfarlane about British landscapes. The ‘landmarks’ of the title are not what one might expect: they are words. The book is about the power
Two doctoral research fellowships (SKO 1017) within the three strategic research areas of the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo: Heritage, Innovation, and Troubled Landscapes The Museum of Cultural History has the largest archaeological and ethnographic collections in Norway, with antiquities dating from prehistoric times to the Reformation, and ethnographic
Book Review Benediktsson, Karl & Katrín A. Lund (eds). 2010. Conversations with Landscape. Farnham: Ashgate. by P. LAVIOLETTE, Anthropology Dept, EHI, Tallinn University Finally a book that could speak to me. And yet, with the unpredictability of conversational direction that the editors remind us of in their introduction, what would
Special issue coordinated by Catherine Deschamps and Bruno Proth In 1969, architect Amos Rapoport published his book House, Form and Culture. He was inspired in his work by his own observations as well as his meetings with anthropologists. The book focused more on vernacular architecture than on the modern or contemporary one.