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Details of the 9th Annual Conference on Comparative Mythology (Poland, Torun. 10-12 June 2015)

9th Annual International Conference on Comparative Mythology
Power and Speech: Mythology of the Social and the Sacred
June 10-12, 2015 Nicolaus Copernicus University Toruń, Poland

For the conference details, please see: http://compmyth.org/

Call for Papers and Projects - REMOTE: Designing with Outlying Societies

REMOTE is a peer-reviewed publication of the MIT School of Architecture + Planning / remote-arch.com

Due: August 1st, 2015

REMOTE: Designing with Outlying Societies prompts us to investigate the ethical and ideological assumptions of contemporary humanitarian architecture in the contexts of isolated peoples.

Anthropology of this Century Issue 13 (May 2015)

(from Charles Stafford)

The latest issue of AOTC has been posted online and is now freely available to read: http://aotcpress.com/archive/issue-13/

It includes articles by Charles Stafford (on incest and attachment), Rita Astuti (on Theory of Mind), Gregor Dobler (on the work of Jeanne Favret-Saada), Amy J. Cohen (on law and society scholarship) and Nate Roberts (on caste), as well as a feature article on spatial connections in Russia by Caroline Humphrey.