Amaury Talbot Prize
The RAI is pleased to announce the result of the 2013 Amaury Talbot Prize for African Anthropology. The prize has been jointly awarded to Mike McGovern for his book Unmasking the State: Making Guinea Modern, published by University of Chicago Press and Hélène Neveu Kringelbach for her book Dance Circles: Movement, Morality and Self-Fashioning in Urban Senegal published by Berghahn Books.
The Amaury Talbot Prize is awarded to the author or authors of the work which, in the opinion of the judges, is the most valuable work of African anthropology submitted. Full details on the prize and other past recipients can be found here.
The 'Dunbar Number', Evolution and Cognition - first call for papers.
On 13 November 2015, the RAI is pleased to announce that there will be held a one-day seminar to mark the work of Professor Robin Dunbar, this year's Huxley lecturer. The location will be University College London. Confirmed speakers include Robin Dunbar, Mat Grove, Russell Hill and Susanne Shultz.
Further papers are invited, which may cover any theme of Dunbar's work, including the 'Dunbar Number'. Would those interested please send in a title and indicative abstract (maximum 200 words) by 10 September 2015. The address for abstracts is: email@example.com.
Call for Panels
Anthropology, Weather & Climate Change
CALL FOR PANELS: DEADLINE 30 June 2015
The RAI is delighted to announce the call for panels for a major conference entitled "Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change" which will take place at the British Museum, 27-29 May 2016, organized in conjunction with the BM Department for Africa, Oceania and the Americas. We welcome proposals for panels on all aspects of this timely and complex issue.