30,000 Years of Magic: Why Magic is Still Relevant Today
CECIL H. AND IDA GREEN VISITING PROFESSOR’S LECTURE
Chris Gosden, Professor of European Archaeology, University of Oxford; Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor
Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC
Saturday, November 18, 8:15-9:30 pmin
The Vancouver Institute Lectures
Chris Gosden has interests in the history of landscape and material culture in Britain, southeast Asia, the Pacific and Siberia. He has carried out archaeological fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Turkmenistan, Borneo and Britain. In 2018 Viking will publish his book on the history of magic and science, showing the divergence of scientifically based societies arising in cities over the last 5000 years and the magic-oriented peoples of the steppe and forest, and how modern physics may be converging with a magical view of our relationship with the universe.
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