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Join us this coming Monday, October 24th, as the foundation welcomes Didier Fassin from the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton University, presenting his lecture "Re-Framing Punishment." Andrea Barrow from "Black Lives Matter" will serve as Discussant. Please note: you must pre-register to attend this event.

We kick off the 2016/2017 season of the NYAS Anthropology Lecture Series on Monday, September 26th with two members of NYU's Dept. of Anthropology, Dr. Faye Ginsburg and Dr. Rayna Rapp  presenting “Making Accessible Futures: from ramps to #cripthevote.” PLEASE NOTE: Lecture begins at 6pm.

Wenner-Gren Symposium #154 on “The Anthropology of Corruption" will be held September 9-15, 2016, at Tivoli Palacio de Seteais in Sintra, Portugal and organized by Sarah Muir (Barnard College, Columbia University) and Akhil Gupta (University of California, Los Angeles).

Monday, April 25th join us at the Wenner-Gren Foundation for the next installment of the New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section Lecture Series. Nathaniel J. Dominy, Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College, will be presenting “Mummified Baboons and the Biology of Apotheosis”.

Monday, March 28th at 7PM, the Wenner-Gren Foundation will host another great New York Academy of Sciences lecture, with Princeton University’s Eben Kirksey sharing his work. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Wenner-Gren Symposium #153 on “Human Colonization of Asia in the Late Pleistocene" will be held March 18-24, 2016, at Tivoli Palacio de Seteais in Sintra, Portugal. The conference is organized by Christopher Bae (University of Hawai'i at Manoa), and Michael Petraglia and Katerina Douka, both of Oxford University.

This upcoming Monday, February 29th, 7PM, the Wenner-Gren Foundation will host another great New York Academy of Sciences lecture, with Monmouth University’s Richard Veit sharing his recent research in multispecies ethnography. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

The first NYAS lecture of 2016 is a big one! The New York Academy of Science and the Wenner-Gren Foundation welcome William Harcourt-Smith (American Museum of Natural History) and Scott Williams (New York University) to discuss one of the biggest anthropology stories of last year, and perhaps even this century. Wenner-Gren President, Leslie C. Aiello, will act as discussant.

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required to attend the lecture.

Please join us 7PM Monday, November 30 for the third installment of this season's NYAS Anthropology Section's Lecture Series as we welcome Dr. Areej Sabbagh-Khoury, Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Columbia Center for Palestine Studies.

For the next NYAS Anthropology Section lecture this coming Monday, October 26th at 7pm, the Wenner-Gren Foundation welcomes Dr. Stephen W. Silliman from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Dr Silliman's presentation will explore some potential answers to questions concerning anthropological understanding of colonialism and indigeneity in the Americas, using an example of a collaborative archaeological project since 2003 between the University of Massachusetts Boston and the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation, a Native American community in Connecticut that has occupied its reservation lands since 1683.