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Book Launch: Time and its Object
Thursday 27 January 2022, 03:00pm - 05:00pm
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RAI BOOK LAUNCH

A VIRTUAL SEMINAR BY THE ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE

Thursday 27 January 2022,  3.00pm-5.00pm (GMT)

This webinar will be held on Zoom, to register go here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYucO2qrTsuGdUhd5QFHlQYIgavrkasAySu 

 

Time and Its Object
A Perspective from Amerindian and Melanesian Societies on the Temporality of Images

 

with editors
Dr Paolo Fortis (Durham University)
Prof Susanne Kuechler
(University College London)

and
Dr Pedro de Niemeyer Cesarino
(University of São Paulo)
Dr Ludovic Coupaye 
(University College London)
Dr Victor Cova (Århus University)
Prof Fredrick Damon (University of Virgina)
Prof Els Lagrou (Federal University of Rio De Janeiro)
Prof Carlo Severi (EHESS)
Prof Graeme Were (Bristol University)


This volume examines the way objects and images relate to and shape notions of temporality and history. Bringing together ethnographic studies from the Lowlands of Central and South America and Melanesia, it explores the temporality inhering in images and artefacts from a comparative perspective. The chapters focus on how peoples in both regions ‘live in’ and ‘navigate’ time each through their distinctive systems of images and the processes and actions by which these come to be manifest in objects. With original theoretical and ethnographic contributions, the book is valuable reading for scholars interested in visual and material culture and in anthropological approaches to time.


The book is published by Routledge and can be purchased here: https://www.routledge.com/Time-and-Its-Object-A-Perspective-from-Amerindian-and-Melanesian-Societies/Fortis-Kuchler/p/book/9780367260354 


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