Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Anthropology Seminar Series

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

G217, Gibbs, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site

Details

The Art of Tracking: Engaging with Animal Traces with guest speaker Professor Garry Marvin, University of Roehampton

Garry Marvin took his first degree at the University of East Anglia in 1974 and was awarded his PhD in anthropology (topic: The Bullfight: A Study of Human and Animal Nature in Andalusia) at the University of Wales, Swansea in 1982. He has lectured in anthropology at the Universities of East Anglia, St. Andrews and Swansea. Between 1986 and 1996 he worked as a researcher / producer for television documentary programmes and made films on foxhunting, bullfighting, religious movements in India, American football, Chinese exercise systems, social and cultural change in Spain, relationships, suicides in the River Thames, the life of a foreign correspondent. He joined Roehampton in 1996.