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Culture and Tradition #139

November 18, 2011

This week, we’re featuring a panel discussion on the origins and influence of tradition, with biological anthropologist Greg Laden, science education researcher Marie-Claire Shanahan, and primatologist Eric Michael Johnson. We’ll discuss where traditions come from, why some endure and some fade, and whether they appear in non-human populations. (Ethnomusicologist Kyra Gaunt-Palmer was unable to join us.)

Guests:

  • Greg Laden
  • Marie-Claire Shanahan
  • Eric Michael Johnson
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