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Guests will enjoy an online program of film screenings, a presentation of research and a photo project “From Kyurintsy to Lezghins.”

From 21 to 23 October, the annual interdisciplinary festival Humanitarium will present an online program in visual and applied anthropology.

This year, the event participants will get acquainted with various areas of this science, learn more about the culture of the peoples of Russia and the world, and also try to better understand themselves.

Guests will enjoy a rich program of screenings of the VIII International Film Festival of Audiovisual Anthropology “Days of Ethnographic Cinema”, as well as a presentation of research projects of the house of projects “Anthropogeos. Geography of people ”and a photo project“ From Kyurintsy to Lezgins ”.

At the VIII International Film Festival of Audiovisual Anthropology “Days of Ethnographic Cinema” viewers will see documentaries about migration processes, bodily practices, gender aspects, age markers and how art influences the culture of different peoples. The plots will tell about the life of people in Africa, India, the Caucasus, Europe, as well as in different regions of Russia.

All films will be shown in their original language with Russian and English subtitles.

The film festival will open on October 21 at 18:00 with an online meeting with director Ivan Golovnev, author of the film “Vladimir Arseniev’s Far Eastern Odyssey.” The movies can also be watched online. The documentary is based on archival photographs and texts of a famous explorer of the Far East. Registration required link…

Within the framework of the Humanitarium, round tables will be held on the topics “Opportunities and Limitations of Applied Anthropology” and “Non-Medical Vision of Disease”, as well as a lecture “Concept of Movement in Russian Folk Culture” by Dmitry Alexandrovich Baranov, head of the department of ethnography of the Russian people in the Russian Ethnographic Museum.

You can see the detailed program and register for events on the site festival.

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