Tag Archives: Storytelling

Campfire Stories Helped Human Culture Evolve

While today sitting around a campfire, is just seen as good fun, a new study shows that 400,000 to one million years ago, these types of gatherings actually helped human culture evolve. All those years ago, the flames not only … Continue reading

Posted in Campfire, Cultural evolution, Storytelling | Tagged , ,

Anthropology as Theoretical Storytelling

Anthropologists are storytellers. We tell stories: other’s stories, our own stories, stories about other’s stories. But when I think about anthropology and storytelling, I think also of something else, of anthropology as theoretical storytelling. What is anthropology as theoretical storytelling? … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture, Storytelling, Theory | Tagged , , , ,