Nach Ausfüllen des Formulars erhalten Sie eine sog. Jump to: Marchand, Trevor H. The reader is soon introduced to Mommersteeg's key research assistant, the learned mason Boubacar Kouroumansé. Motor representations yield embodied simulations of actions, or they can be systematically re-combined, with the effect of producing physical imitation or novel articulations of knowledge-in-practice. When I conducted fieldwork in Zaria in the early 1990s, my experience of the architectural situation was somewhat different. As such, it will appeal to scholars of anthropology, sociology, and cultural geography, as well as to craftspeople with interests in creativity, skilful practice, perception and ethnography. As a trained architect and qualified furniture maker, he has conducted fieldwork with craftspeople in Arabia, West Africa and the United Kingdom.
The study also allowed me to advance a theory of embodied cognition and communication grounded in Dynamic Syntax theory and cutting-edge research in the neurosciences. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp 63-84. Crafts — like sport, dance and other skilled physical activities — are largely communicated, understood and negotiated between practitioners without words, and learning is achieved through observation, mimesis and repeated exercise. The tutorial literature means that foreign touch contributes to a accomplished academic adventure. Marchand took up a twelve-month British Academy mid-Career Fellowship to continue studies with woodworkers, this time focusing on the complex relation between the human brain, hands and tools, as well as on problem-solving with tools, in practice. The extended-family compound forms the core of this conservative and highly-stratified Islamic society, and tall compound walls conceal series of courtyards and domestic spaces. Marchand, Trevor H J 2014.
The epilogue first moves the. Africa: Journal of the International Africa Institute, 78 3, pp 469-470. In: Hallam, Elizabeth and Ingold, Tim, eds. Through this anthropology with focus, they aim to achieve an understanding that is at once holistic and processual, dedicated not so much to the achievement of a final synthesis as to opening up lines of inquiry. Action research projects are an intrinsic element of Craftspace exhibitions. With attention to local factors such as training regimes and formal education, access to tools, socialisation and cultural understanding, budgetary constraints and market demands, changing technologies and materials, and political and economic regimes, this book sheds fresh light on the multifarious forms of intelligence involved in design and making, inventing and manufacturing, and cultivating and producing.
My subject expertise is in space, place and architecture; craft knowledge, skill learning and apprenticeship; and embodied cognition communication. Making Knowledge presents the work of leading anthropologists who promote pioneering approaches to understanding the nature and social constitution of human knowledge. His combination of architectural expertise and incomparable familiarity with the people and customs of this walled Hausa city make Schwerdtfeger the leading authority on the subject. Instead these works focus on the creative processes that continually bring these objects into being, along with the persons in whose lives they are entangled. Exterior wall decoration is classified into two distinct categories along with the artisans who execute the work. Grounded in rich interview material recorded in Leiden, this article documents the artistry, passion, and professional dedication of a group of Malian craftsmen. In: Fardon, Richard and Marchand, Trevor H.
The book offers a progressive interdisciplinary approach to the subject and covers a rich and diverse ethnography. Schwerdtfeger conceived his field survey of nearly one thousand decorated houses and over eighty craftsmen as 'a rescue operation'. Proceedings of the Symposium on Mosque Architecture 1999, 4 , pp 127-139. His words flag up points of practical engagement and sketch a desirable perspective of Africa as a self-confident, forward-looking centre of knowledge production. Sie können dem Empfang der Newsletter jederzeit widersprechen sog. The book's eight chapters and epilogue are finely worked and grounded in extensive fieldwork and interviews with some fifty Islamic 'marabout' scholars.
In: Teutonico, Jeanne Marie, ed. A lecture series and a workshop on 'learning and knowledge' were organised during the Fellowship, resulting in a special issue of the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute on Making Knowledge 2010. Djenné Patrimoine Informations, 21 , pp 14-16. The book opens in the year 1986, during the Islamic month of Ramadan. The aim of this volume is to progress anthropology's thinking about human knowledge by exploring the interdependence of nurture with nature; and more specifically the interdependence of minds, bodies, and environments.
The 5 levels of tradition surprise examines a world shipboard academic software and seeks to spot particular insights caused by casual extracurricular touch among scholars and host nationals within the context of tradition surprise studies. Jump to: Marchand, Trevor H. Orality continues to be fundamental to the production and communication of knowledge in all societies, and nowhere has it been simply replaced by literacy. The first two groups, however, were already well represented in the literature, but little was known about the knowledge, practices and lives of the marabouts. Together, these inform his professional performance as a craftsman. Mommersteeg recounts in the first chapter how he had originally set out to conduct a study of changing power relations within the town's organizational structure, focusing on communities of artisans, traders and religious scholars.
Craftwork takes place in dynamic social contexts in which a multitude of often interdependent activities occur simultaneously between actors, materials, tools and other objects. Al-Masar Journal, 3 1, pp 3-25. Marchand: Introduction: Making knowledge: explorations of the indissoluble relation between mind, body, and environment. Presenting rich, textured ethnographic studies of craftspeople at work around the world, Craftwork as Problem Solving examines the intelligent practices involved in solving a variety of problems and the ways in which these are perceived and evaluated both by makers and creators themselves, and by the societies in which they work. Bringing the views of Grayling, Moyal-Sharrock and Stroll together, I argue that in On Certainty, Wittgenstein explores the possibility of a new kind of foundationalism.
The result is a volume of fascinating case studies, which also constitute a paradigm for future research to follow. Marchand, School of Oriental and African Studies. The chapters take care of commute writing, well known music, track corridor and diversity theatre, dances, elocution classes, cricket and soccer, and nationwide fairs, in addition to literature and picture. Offers a progressive interdisciplinary approach to the eternal questions concerning 'human knowledge'. The intense working relation and friendship between the two men is a running theme through the book, offering important insights into the negotiations, dependencies and bonds of lasting friendship that often develop between anthropologist and field assistant.
It addresses the perceived gap in anthropological understanding of how learning happens and its implications for the transformation of bodies and cultures. Investigations are guided by the eternal questions of 'How we know? Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 63 2, pp 325-326. Prof Trevor Marchand's Inaugural Lecture: The Pursuit of Pleasurable Work: an Anthropology of Craft and Craftspeople I am an Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, independent researcher and consultant, and Action Learning facilitator. The aim of this volume is to progress anthropology's thinking about human knowledge by exploring the interdependence of nurture with nature; and more specifically the interdependence of minds, bodies, and environments. Likewise in considering the histories of artefacts, these studies foreground the skills of their makers-cum-users, and the transformations that ensue, rather than tracking their incorporation as finished objects within networks of interpersonal relations. Week 3 Because one of the key project aims was for Andrew to have the chance to create large-scale works, he and Trevor moved into a new studio space at , an educational charity that promotes visual arts services and development. Making Knowledge: Explorations of the Indissoluble Relation between Mind, Body and Environment.