|24 Apr 2012||5:00pm - 7:00pm||King's College Wine Room|
Carlo Ginzburg (History, University of Pisa)
Anthropologists and linguists are familiar with the etic/emic dichotomy, the observers’s and the actors’s idioms, put forward by Kenneth Pike. They are possibly less familiar with Marc Bloch’s reflections on the relationship between the historians’s vocabulary and the vocabulary used in their evidence. The paper will develop the implications of Bloch’s remarks, arguing that they may help us to understand both convergences and divergences in the domain of social sciences.
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Part of the History and Anthropology seminar series.
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