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Magdalen College


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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