Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Ancestors, Animacy, and Archives: Social Cohesion and Solidarity in the pre-Hispanic Andes

Thursday, April 19, 2018

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Rhode Island Hall, Room 108, 60 George Street. 

Join anthropologist Elizabeth DeMarrais (Cambridge University) as she investigates place-making, deposition, and collaborative labor projects using archaeological evidence from the Calchaquí Valley, Argentina. She will show how rituals structured communal activity, building a sense of mutual obligation and interdependence, within and beyond individual communities.

Funded by the Jane Powell Dwyer Memorial Fund. 

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