Received from the Pushkin Club.
THE PUSHKIN CLUB
PIERS VITBESKY: REINDEER PEOPLE: LIVING WITH REINDEER AND SPIRITS IN SIBERIA
A talk with slides.
Tuesday, 24 January 2006
7.30 at ULU (The University of London Union) Malet Street
London WC1E 7HY
Nearest underground: Goodge Street or Russell Square
Dr Vitebsky is Head of Anthropology and Northern Russian Studies at the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge and specialises in the anthropological study of ritual, psychology and the environment. He is the first westerner to live with the Siberian reindeer people since the Russian revolution, which is the subject of his recent book, Reindeer People: Living with Reindeer and Spirits in Siberia (Harper Collins: 2005)