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Tim Ingold


Chair of Social Anthropology for the Department of Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen, as well as a Fellow of both the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Ingold’s pioneering work in the field of ecological anthropology questions what it means to be human in today’s world, exploring topics such as creativity, human-animal relations and environmental perception, among others. He is the author of a number of seminal books including The perception of the environment: essays on livelihood, dwelling and skill, Being Alive: Essays on Movement Knowledge and Description and, most recently, The Life of Lines, all three of which were published by Routledge.

Update: 5 July 2016


Anna Punsoda

Has participated in

An Ecology of Life

Lecture by Tim Ingold