Divine Fertility: The Continuity in Transformation of an Ideology of Sacred Kinship in Northeast Africa

December 1, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The WUSTL Department of Anthropology Fall 2020 Colloquium Series presents Sada Mire, Executive Director of the Horn Heritage Foundation. Dr. Mire is a Swedish-Somali archaeologist, art historian and presenter. She holds a PhD from UCL’s Institute of Archaeology, London. She is the only active Somali archaeologist, working in Somalia and Somaliland. Mire is currently completing three book projects. Her numerous publications include a dozen peer-reviewed articles in leading journals on some of her notable archaeological and theoretical contributions. She is a cultural theorist, who believes we need culture in times of war, as articulated in her TEDxEuston talk “Cultural Heritage is a Basic Human Need.”

This event will take place virtually. Please email Abdul Ursani (a.ursani@wustl.edu) for Zoom registration link.