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Guest lectures by a French anthropologist prof. dr. Laurent Dousset

Graduate Programme
University of Nova Gorica


Research Centre of
the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Novi trg 2


You are invited to two guest lectures in anthropology module “Cosmologies, communities, events” which will be delivered by a French anthropologist Prof. dr. Laurent Dousset EHESS (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris) and CREDO (Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie, Marseille).

28 March 2013 at 16.00
Materialities in/of Australian Aboriginal Kinship

29 March 2013 at 16.00
Poison, sorcery and politics in Vanuatu

The lectures will take place at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Novi trg 2, 1st floor, at the site of the Graduate School – Comparative Studies of Ideas and Cultures.

The lectures will be in English.

Laurent Dousset has done extensive fieldwork in the Australian Western Desert in the domains of kinship, social organization, land tenure and the transformations thereof. He has published widely on these topics, including a book on the diffusion and transformation of the section system in Western Australia (Assimilating Identities: Social Networks and the Diffusion of Sections, Oceania Monographs 2005). After a postdoctoral and an ARC postdoctoral position at the University of Western Australia, Perth, he returned to France in 2003 where he is associate professor at the EHESS (Advanced School for the Social Sciences), teaching mainly on Australian Indigenous cultures. He is currently director of the CREDO (Centre for Research and Documentation on Oceania), as well as in charge of the development of the digital humanities in France for the CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research). He is also the author of several on-line databases and knowledge systems.


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