Pitt Rivers Museum
by Oxford University
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Pitt Rivers Museum at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography in Oxford houses archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world.
||Body Arts: The Panará People||Dr Elizabeth Ewart of the University's Institute of Anthropology and Jaanika Vider, a former student, discuss body adornment and identity in Amazonia,.||8/22/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Body Arts: Feathers, Beads and Paint||Professor Peter Rivière and Director of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Dr Mike O'Hanlon, discuss decorative applications of feathers, beads and paint to the body,.||8/22/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanBody Arts: Scent, Pain and Exchange||Professor Jeremy MacClancy of Oxford Brookes University talks to Helen Hales of the Pitt Rivers Museum about themes including scent and perfume,.||8/22/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Body Arts: The Naga People||Dr Vibha Joshi, a specialist in the Naga culture of northeast India, and Julia Nicholson from the Pitt Rivers Museum look at the unique traditions of hair and body ornaments,.||8/22/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Body Arts: The Experience of Decoration||Professor Howard Morphy of the Australian National University talks to Helen Hales of the Pitt Rivers Museum about the body as a canvas and the internal experience of external decoration, notably in the context of Aboriginal Australia.||8/22/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Body Arts: The Flexible Body||The Museum's Director, Dr Mike O'Hanlon, and Professor Stanley Ulijaszek from the University's Institute of Anthropology discuss how the body can be shaped both physically and metaphorically and the idea of bodily norms.||8/22/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Shrunken Heads at the Pitt Rivers Museum||The display of shrunken heads at the Pitt Rivers Museum fascinates many visitors. In this podcast, Dr Laura Peers, curator, explains where they come from, why they were made, and the curatorial issues involved in displaying them.||6/24/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction (4) to the Pitt Rivers Museum||Writing cabinet and boats.||6/21/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Introduction (3) to the Pitt Rivers Museum||Lights and folk.||6/21/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Introduction (2) to the Pitt Rivers Museum||A sense of discovery.||6/21/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Introduction (1) to the Pitt Rivers Museum||A guide to the unique displays of this intimate museum.||6/21/2011||Free||View In iTunes|