CARTA: Mortality: Is Fear of Death Really a Fear?; Archaeology of Immortality; Death as Celebration




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(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Joseph LeDoux explores the physiological distinctions between human response to fear and anxiety and how that can inform our understanding of behaviors and concepts associated with death and mortality; Colin Renfrew explores representations of death and immortality across time and cultures as a lens with which we can understand different cultural responses to mortality and Rita Astuti examines rituals surrounding death as ways to unite communities and affirm kinship and identity within societies. Recorded on 03/03/2017. Series: “CARTA – Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny” [5/2017] [Humanities] [Show ID: 32047]

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