‘Things a woman ought not to know’: the position of female anthropologists at Oxford in the early twentieth century

Link to join the seminar on Teams

Fran Larson is an anthropologist and writer. She is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Oxford University and a Research Associate at the Pitt Rivers Museum. She's written several books about the history of collecting and material culture, including a biography of Sir Henry Wellcome, An Infinity of Things, and a history of decapitation in European and American culture titled Severed. Her latest book, Undreamed Shores, tells the story of the first female anthropologists who trained at the University of Oxford in the early twentieth century.

Pitt Rivers Museum Research Seminar in Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology, Michaelmas 2021

Online on Teams (the link is above)

Fridays, 12pm-1.30pm (Weeks 1-3 and 5-8)

Convened by Elizabeth Hallam and Clare Harris