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Published on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 by Loïc Le Pape

Summary

Conference organised by School of Anthropology and Museum Studies (SAME), University of Oxford with The British Centre for Durkheimian Studies, Maison Française d'Oxford, and All Souls College, on Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 July.

Announcement

School of Anthropology and Museum Studies (SAME), University of Oxford with The British Centre for Durkheimian Studies, Maison Française d'Oxford, and All Souls College

Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 July

64 Banbury Road - Oxford OX2 6PN

Programme

July 9th 2011

11.00 – 11.30 coffee

Setting the Scene

11.30 – 13.00

  • Chair: Wendy James
  • Willie Watts Miller (Bristol) 'Durkheim's Re-imagination of "Australia": A Case Study of the Relation between Theory and Ethnography'
  • Karen E. Fields (Vanderbilt) 'Acquiring A Soul: Religious Life and Scientific Discovery'

13.00 – 14.00 lunch

Cognition and Evolution

14.00 – 15.30

  • Chair: Nick Allen
  • Harvey Whitehouse (Oxford) 'Durkheimian Anthropology and the Cognitive Science of Religion'
  • Emma Cohen (Max Planck, Leipzig) 'Collective Effervescence and Human Cooperation: Modes, Mechanisms, and Measurements'

15.30 – 16.00 tea

16.00 – 17.30

  • Chair: Sondra Hausner
  • N.J. Allen (Oxford) 'Durkheim's Sacred-Profane Opposition: What Should We Make of it?'
  • Clive Gamble (Royal Holloway) 'Durkheim and the Primitive Mind: An Archaeological Retrospective'

19.30 dinner

July 10th 2011

Psychology

9.30 – 11.00

  • Chair: David Gellner
  • Sondra Hausner (Oxford) 'Is Individual to Collective as Freud is to Durkheim?'
  • Louise Child (Cardiff) 'Elementary Forms vs Psychology in Contemporary Cinema'

11.00 – 11.30 coffee

Sociology and Anthropology

11.30 – 13.00

  • Chair: Nick Allen
  • Adam Chau (Cambridge) 'Rites of Convergence, Sociothermic Affect, and Collective Effervescence'
  • Zhe Ji (INALCO, Paris) 'On Civil Religion'

13.00 – 14.00 lunch

14.00 – 14.45

  • Chair: Wendy James
  • Paul Richards (UCL/Yale) 'African Armed Groups and Social Solidarity'

14.45 – 16.00

Concluding thoughts: Harvey Whitehouse, Clive Gamble, David Gellner, Wendy James, Bill Pickering

Convener: David GELLNER, All Souls College

Places

  • 2-10 Norham Road (Maison Française d’Oxford)
    Oxford, Britain

Date(s)

  • Saturday, July 09, 2011
  • Sunday, July 10, 2011

Attached files

Keywords

  • religion, Freud, Durkheim, psychology, Contemporary Cinema, sociology, anthropology

Information source

  • Aurélie Flamant
    courriel : aflamant [at] msh-paris [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Elementary Forms of Religious Life: A Dialogue between the Disciplines », Conference, symposium, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, https://calenda.org/208059

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