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A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

   232 media items
   1,780 total views

A selection of films related to the Channel 4 Millenium series on 'The Day the World Took Off', with the kind permission of Windfall Films. Assembled by Alan Macfarlane

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


An introduction to social anthropology. Alan Macfarlane 1988

   4 media items
   708 total views

A set of four lectures, made in a week on very primitive equipment, to test the potentials of multi-media in teaching, in 1988.

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 18 Feb 2013


Burma

   3 media items
   20 total views

Films taken in or related to Burma (Myanmar) by Alan Macfarlane and Sarah Harrison

Institution: King's College

Created: Sun 4 Jan 2015


Carnival - History and Anthropology

   7 media items
   39 total views

In 1975 the SSRC asked Alan Macfarlane to organize a series of interdisciplinary seminars on history and anthropology. The first and fourth were filmed and edited by Martin Gienke and the Audio Visual Aids Unit in Cambridge with the assistance of Sarah Harrison.

The original tapes were rescued...

Institution: King's College

Created: Wed 28 Feb 2018


China

   9 media items
   109 total views

Films relevant to China, based on lectures and visits from 1996 onwards

Institution: King's College

Created: Wed 16 Jan 2013


China Visit 2005

   62 media items
   216 total views

A visit to various parts of Chna by Alan Macfarlane and Sarah Harrison, accompanied on the journey by Xiaoxiao Yan and in Yunnan by Xiao Ma. Filmed by Alan Macfarlane in October and November 2005.

Institution: King's College

Created: Thu 13 Aug 2015


Chinese Documentary Films

   11 media items
   35 total views

A series of films made by distinguished Chinese film-makers who kindly made them available for me to upload in the West.

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 20 Mar 2018


Choir media

   1 media item
   123,257 total views

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Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 11 Mar 2008


Classical social theory - 8 lectures by Alan Macfarlane c. 2004

   9 media items
   1,326 total views

A set of eight lectures for second year social anthropology students at the University of Cambridge. They give an overview of some theories and theorists in the social sciences, from Montesquieu to Gellner. The series is related to Alan Macfarlane's book 'The Riddle of the Modern World'.

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 4 Feb 2013


Digital Media - Some Reflections

   7 media items
   25 total views

Talks by Alan Macfarlane about various digital projects from the 1970's to 2010, including the Earls Colne, Naga and Gurung projects and the use of digital media in teaching and publishing. Based on the draft of a book on 'Virtual Worlds' which it is planned to publish. The talks were filmed by...

Institution: King's College

Created: Sat 24 Feb 2018


Dilmaya Gurung

   58 media items
   182 total views

A set of films related to the life and death of Dilmaya Gurung. Filmed by Alan Macfarlane in Nepal between 1969 and 2000.

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 21 Apr 2014


Dilmaya Gurung - Interviews in 1992

   42 media items
   134 total views

A set of eleven film interviews made by Alan Macfarlane of Dilmaya Gurung. They were filmed in the village of Thak in the Annapurna Himalayas in central Nepal in the Spring of 1992.

Institution: King's College

Created: Sat 22 Mar 2014


FAMILY ARCHIVES OF ALAN MACFARLANE

   7 media items
   43 total views

Sets of material relating to the various families with which Professor Alan Macfarlane is related, as they become available: Rhodes James, Swinhoe, Stirling, Jones and other.

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 12 Feb 2013


Fieldwork with the Gurungs

   92 media items
   529 total views

A series of films to show how an anthropologist does fieldwork. Based on research in the Nepal Himalayas among the Gurungs between 1968 and the present, by Alan Macfarlane and Sarah Harrison

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 25 Jul 2014


Films about King's College - its culture and its history

   29 media items
   650 total views

Alan Macfarlane talks about various aspects of the College while walking around the College - questioned and filmed by Xu Bei in 2009.

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 8 May 2018


Film series: 'The Day the World Took Off' - six films for the millennium, 2000

   0 media items
   0 total views

A series of films made by Windfall Films for Channel Four to celebrate the millennium. Produced by David Dugan and devised by him with Alan Macfarlane. See also the background to the series on www.alanmacfarlane.com

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2015


Gurung films made from November 1969 to January 1970 in Nepal by Alan Macfarlane

   132 media items
   166 total views

Films made on a silent, 8mm, camera without a zoom, during fieldwork north of Pokhara in 1969-1970 by Alan Macfarlane, during fieldwork among the Gurungs.

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 27 Apr 2018


Gurung sound recordings in 1969 by Alan Macfarlane

   47 media items
   60 total views

Tape recordings made during fieldwork in the Himalayas, in the village of Thak, north of Pokhara in Nepal, during 1969, by Alan Macfarlane

Institution: King's College

Created: Thu 26 Apr 2018


How the World Works: Letters to Lily

   31 media items
   2,568 total views

Alan Macfarlane in December 2012 reads the thirty letters originally published in 2005 by Profile Books in 'Letters to Lily: On How the World Works'.

Institution: King's College

Created: Wed 2 Jan 2013


Interviews of people associated with King's College, Cambridge

   50 media items
   32,688 total views

Film interviews of people associated with King's College, Cambridge, mostly by Alan Macfarlane, with summaries by Sarah Harrison

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 8 May 2018


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