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RAI French Anthropology Day
From Friday 04 November 2011
To Thursday 03 November 2011
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RAI FRENCH ANTHROPOLOGY DAY

Friday 4 November 2011, 10.30am to 7.00pm, in Les Salons at the Institut Français, 17 Queensbury Place, London SW7 2DT.

The event is free, but places are strictly limited and must be booked in advance. Please email Amanda Vinson on admin@therai.org.uk to book your place.

10.00: Coffee and tea

10.30: Welcome

11:00-11:45: EMMANUEL DESVEAUX
Director of Studies, EHESS and Adjunct Professor, University of Indiana, Bloomington

The two Lévi-Strausses and their heirs

11:45-12:30: MICHEL AGIER
Director of Studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) ; Director of Research, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Member, Centre d'études africaines (IRD-EHESS)

The contemporary turn in French anthropology: Notes towards an account and some new questions

12:30-13:30: Lunch

13:30-14:15: ANNE-CHRISTINE TREMON
Assistant Lecturer and Researcher, Laboratoire d'anthropologie culturelle et sociale, University of Lausanne

The Chinese diaspora from the perspective of a French anthropologist

14:15-15:00: BENOIT DE L’ESTOILE
Researcher, IRIS (Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux sociaux), Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique)-CNRS

Can French anthropology survive beyond its museums?

15:00-15:30: Tea

15:30-16:15: EMMANUELLE LALLEMENT
Senior Lecturer, University of Paris IV and Associate, IIAC-EHESS

The demand for French anthropology today: between exotic display and social engineering

16:15-17:00: SOPHIE CHEVALIER
Senior Lecturer, University of Franche-Comté/Besançon and Associate, IIAC (Institut interdisciplinaire d'anthropologie du contemporain), EHESS

Is ‘anthropology at home’ still a meaningful idea?

17:00-18:00: General Discussion

18:00-19:00: Drinks reception sponsored by the Institut Français

Enquiries to: RAI, 50 Fitzroy St, London W1T 5 BT; tel 020 7387 0455; email

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