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Malinowski Memorial Lectures

Malinowski Memorial Lectures

Date

Lecturer

Title

03.12.1959

Dr E. R. Leach

Rethinking Anthropology

05.12.1961

Dr R. Leinhardt

The Concept of Objectivity in Social Anthropology

30.10.1962

Dr M. Freedman

A Chinese Phase in Social Anthropology

25.02.1964

Dr M. P. Banton

Anthropological Perspectives

16.02.1965

Dr J. N. M. Beattie

Ritual and Social Change

08.03.1966

Dr I. M. Lewis

Spirit Possession

16.05.1967

Dr J. R. Fox

In the Beginning

20.02.1968

Dr S. J. Tambiah

The Magical Power of Words

08.05.1969

Dr P. S. Cohen

Theories of Myth

24.02.1970

Dr G. Kingsley-Garbett

The Analysis of Social Situations

23.02.1971

Mr E. W. Ardener

The New Anthropology and its Critics

07.03.1972

Mr J. A. W. Forge

The Golden Fleece

27.02.1973

Dr J. H. R. Davis

Forms and Norms: The Economy of Social Relations

05.03.1974

Dr P. G. Riviere

The Couvade: A Problem Reborn

04.03.1975

Dr E. Goody

On Asking Questions

07.12.1976

Dr M. E. F. Bloch

The Past and Present in the Present

06.02.1978

Dr A. McFarlane

Modes of Reproduction

06.03.1979

Dr Talal Asad

Anthropology and the Analysis of Ideology

11.03.1980

Dr M. Strathern

Culture in a Netbag: The Manufacture of a Subdiscipline in Anthropology

05.05.1981

Dr J. Woodburn

Egalitarian Societies

03.03.1982

Dr T. Ingold

The Architect and the Bee: Reflection on the Work of Animals and Men

15.03.1983

Dr R. L. Stirrat

Sacred Models

06.03.1984

Dr D. Sperber

Anthropology and Psychology

09.05.1985

Dr J. Parry

The Gift, the Indian Gift and the Indian Gift

13.03.1986

Dr K. Hart

The Two Sides of Money

11.05.1987

Dr O. Harris

Between Myth and History

28.04.1988

Dr A. Iteanu

The Concept of the Person and the Ritual System

11.05.1989

Dr R. Fardon

Malinowski's Precedent - The Imagination of equality

17.05.1990

Dr W. Christian

Basque Visionaries in Trance, 1931

09.05.1991

Dr S. Harrison

Ritual as Intellectual Property

20.02.1992

Dr J. de Pina-Cabral

Tamed Violence: Genital Symbolism in Portuguese Culture

18.03.1993

Dr H. Morphy

Questions of Belief - Reflections from Film on Anthropological Practice

10.03.1994

Ms A. C. Taylor

The Soul's Body and its Afflictions - An Amazonian Perspective on the Nature of Being Human

11.05.1995

Dr J. Spencer

Postcolonialism and the Political Imagination

12.03.1996

Dr C. Toren

Compassion for the Other: Kinship as Constituted Intentionality in Fiji

20.05.1997

Dr B. Bodenhorn

If Malinowski met Boas in Barrow...:Looking across the Boundaries of Fieldwork from the 1890s to the 1990s

30.04.1998

Dr C. Stewart

Erotic Dreams and Nightmares from Antiquity to the Present

13.05.1999

Dr P. Boyer

Functional Origins of Religious Concepts

19.05.2000

Dr R. Astuti

Are We All Natural Dualists?  A Cognitive Developmental Approach

18.05.2001

Dr J. Laidlaw

For An Anthropology of Ethics v Freedom

03.05.2002

Dr J. Edwards

Incorporating Incest: Gamete, Body and Relation in Assisted Conception|

22.05.2003

Prof. Yunxiang Yan

Individualism and the Transformation of Bridewealth in Rural China|

20.05.2004

Dr F. Cannell

The Christianity of Anthropology|

02.06.2005

Dr D. Mosse

Anti-social anthropology: objectivity, objection and the ethnography of public policy and professional communities|

25.05.2006

Prof D. Graeber

Beyond Power/Knowledge - an exploration of the relation of power, ignorance and stupidity|

10.05.2007

Dr Y. Navarro-Yashin

Affective Spaces, Objects of Violence: ruination and the production of anthropological knowledge|

08.05.2008

Dr E. Tarlo

Visibly Muslim: An Anthropology of Appearances|

07.05.2009

Dr J. Barker

 

The Tycoon and the Tough: Towards a Comparative Anthropology of Urban Marginality|

podcast|

13.05.2010 

Dr R. Willerslev

Frazer Strikes Back from the Armchair|

podcast|

12.05.2011

Dr T. Kelly

Torture, Compassion, Doubt|

17.05.2012

Dr A. Shah

16.05.2013

Dr A. Beatty

Anthropology and Emotion|

podcast|

22.05.2014

Dr Rebecca Empson

An Economy of Temporary Possession|

Podcast|

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