Reflections on “The Dawn of Everything”


WHEN April 4, 2023
5:30-7 PM EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

Once upon a time, archaeology and anthropology were closely related fields of research. Today, they have drifted apart. This talk is a reflection on David Wengrow's book, co-authored with David Graeber: The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity, which is an attempt to see what happens when you put them back together again, after a period of mutual estrangement. The results are surprising and suggest they have significant implications across the social sciences.

  • David Wengrow, Co-Author, "The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity" (Picador, 2023); Professor of Comparative Archaeology, UCL Institute of Archaeology

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