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02
Jul
2019

Babies, brains, tools, & war: Trends in human evolution

Natural selection for walking on two legs (bipedalism) in our ancestors was associated with evolutionary-developmental (‘evo-devo’) changes in the physical...
01
Jul
2019

Homo luzonensis: A new species of hominin from the Late Pleistocene of northern Luzon, Philippines

Prof. Armand Mijares of the Archaeological Studies Program, University of the Philippines, Diliman led an international team of researchers that discovered the...
31
May
2019

An Ethnography of Change in Papua New Guinea

Abstract: The discourse of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) introduced new forms of relations between companies and their local stakeholders. In this...
30
May
2019

A world shrouded in darkness: Accounting for variance in the Dark Triad traits around the world

The Dark Triad traits (i.e., narcissism, psychopathy, Machiavellianism) capture individual differences in darker aspects of personality. However, most studies...
22
May
2019

Making Religious Heritage in China: Governance, Transformation, and Resistance

Making Religious Heritage in China: Governance, Transformation, and Resistance Abstract In the past decades around the world, cultural heritage and religion...
16
May
2019

Reviving South Africa: Building and Interpreting the Plio-Pleistocene Fossil Record by the 'Infernal Method'

For over 75 years, fossil discoveries and research in South Africa within the region locally known as the ‘Cradle of Humankind’ have shaped our understanding...
15
May
2019

Bourdieu’s illusio: When theory, philosophy and ethnography meet

About the Lecture In this paper I will explore Bourdieu’s concept of illusio and examine various moment where I found it helpful in thinking my ethnographic...

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