Tag: Clifford Geertz

  • Selwyn Lecture by Dr. Samuel Carpenter

    St John’s Theological College/Hoani Tapu te Kaikauwhau i te Rongopai, November 2nd, 2022. Abstract The Paihia mission settlement was a site of revolutionary change as Māori and missionaries forged a new culture at the intersection of British and indigenous worlds. In this lecture, Dr Carpenter focused on the ‘life-ways’ of this mixed settlement, describing how […]

  • Clifford Geertz – historical anthropologist

    Every now and again one reads some truly arresting prose. I’ve been reading some the last couple of days in F Inglis, ed., Clifford Geertz: Life Among the Anthros and other essays (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010) – a collection of some of Geertz’s essays from as early as 1967 and as late […]