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Marshall Sahlins to speak at LSE

Marshall Sahlins, University of Chicago, will speak on Structural Work: making microhistories into macrohistories and vice versa at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Monday 26 April.

Professor Sahlins will address issues of fundamental importance both to history and to anthropology, with specific reference to relations between Great Britain and the Sandwich Islands.

Marshall Sahlins is Charles F Grey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago. He is the author of a number of classic anthropological texts, including Stone Age Economics, Culture and Practical Reason, and How 'Natives' Think: about Captain Cook, for example.

Dr Charles Stafford, LSE, will chair this event which is free and open to all with no ticket required.

Structural Work: making microhistories into macrohistories and vice versa is on Monday 26 April at 3pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London WC2A.  

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To request a press seat, contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

15 April 2004

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