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OXFORD NOTICES:

Magdalen College

WAYNFLETE LECTURES

Hugh Brody, Associate, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, and Visiting Professor of Anthropology, University of Kent, will deliver the Waynflete Lectures on Tuesdays of weeks 4 to 7 of Hilary Term 2004, at 5 p.m. in Magdalen College Grove Auditorium.

The theme of the four lectures will be Claiming land, winning rights, losing life (an exploration and critique of Aboriginal land claims).

10 February The Arctic: the Inuit argument
17 February The North Pacific Coast: The Gitxan ask for the law
24 February The Southern Kalahari: Khomani San and the National Park
2 March Mortality and myth-making: the case against land claims?

The lectures will be accompanied by a series of three films, to be screened on Wednesdays of the same weeks at 5 p.m. in the Auditorium:

11 February The people's land: Eskimos of Pond Inlet (Directed by Michael Grigsby; Disappearing World, Granada TV, 1975, 55 minutes).
18 February Time immemorial (Directed by Hugh Brody; National Film Board of Canada, 1991, 61 minutes).
25 February Hunters and bombers (Directed by Hugh Brody and Nigel Markham, National Film Board of Canada/Channel 4 TV, 1990, 56 minutes).


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Cambridge University Reporter, 21 January 2004
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