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Choral Evensong - 18 February 2018

Visit to Earls Colne, Essex in August 2006 - description of various projects

Choral Evensong - 11 March 2018

Retirement symposium for Alan Macfarlane 2009


  • Contrasts in Assamese tea

    In the period between 1946 and 1966 when Iris Macfarlane was married to an Assamese tea planter, she experienced the enormous contrast between the conditions in which the...

    Created: Sat 17 Mar 2018

  • Making tea in Beijing

    A young woman who works in a tea market shop in Beijing demonstrates how tea is made in China. The tiny brown tea-ware comes from a particular region of southern China. Great...

    Created: Sat 17 Mar 2018

Lectures and other materials

Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RELIGIOUS OBJECTS)




  • The village shaman diagnoses witchcraft

    Ujesing, the shaman (poju) in a Himalayan village, sits beside a little girl (Premkumari) who is suffering from fever and weakness. He analyses her condition and blows some...

    Created: Fri 16 Mar 2018

  • Elaborate ritual to protect from witchcraft

    Three shaman (poju) in central Nepal conduct an elaborate, ten-hour, ritual called the 'Moshi Tiba'. An unlucky death has occurred and they chant and then summon down the dead...

    Created: Fri 16 Mar 2018

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