SSRC Seminar on interpretation of public rituals (carnival)
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Cohn, B. S. (Barney)
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Macfarlane, A., Thomas, K., Burke, P., Phythian-Adams, C., Pitt-Rivers, J., Cohn, B. S. (., Ranger, T., et al. (2006). SSRC Seminar on interpretation of public rituals (carnival) [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/183644
Only two hours out of the four hours of the film have been recovered by the British Film Institute. The films were made and edited by the Audio-Visual Aids Unit in Cambridge University, directed by Martin Gienke and assisted by Sarah Harrison.
A seminar on the interpretation of public rituals by historians and anthropologists. This was the first of four seminars organized by Alan Macfarlane at King's College, Cambridge in 1976-7. The films of two remain, this and another on models of social change (also on the web). This session was held on 20 March 1976. The participants were: Keith Thomas (chairman), Peter Burke, Charles Phythian-Adams, Julian Pitt-Rivers, B.S. (Barney) Cohn, Terence Ranger, Mervyn James, Ranajit Guha and John Bossy.
anthropology, history, ritual, carnival
Social Science Research Council and the Research Centre, King's College, Cambridge
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