Alan Klima: Ghosts and Numbers

Alan Klima - Ghosts and Numbers

13:00-15:00. Sunday 16th June. CMB Seminar Room 5


This session will include a screening of Ghosts and Numbers (2010) and discussion with the director on the topic of ethnographic form and what can possibly count as ethnographic knowledge, including questioning assumptions about the differences between textual and visual ways of knowing, and those between expression and fact.

This event is made possible by the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science.

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Organised by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain & Ireland (RAI) since 1985, it is an itinerant festival that moves biennially from one university host to another, in association with local community and cultural organisations.

The festival will be held from Thursday 13 June to Sunday 16 June 2013 in Edinburgh, hosted by National Museums Scotland and the STAR consortium. Scottish Training in Anthropological Research (STAR) is a collaboration between the Universities of Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and St. Andrews. Over 60 new films will be screened alongside a conference 'New Observations' and a selection of special events and workshop about art & anthropology and the use of archival film.

The RAI Film Festival is held in collaboration with the Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California.

Our Sponsors

The Festival gratefully acknowledges sponsorship from:

UDDA NMS SSGS ED Unversity of Aberdeen StAndrews WILEY