Anthropologists

  • Who was Mary Leakey? February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Today's Google doodle marks the 100th birthday of Mary Leakey. But who was Mary Leakey? Born on February 6 1913, Mary Leakey was a British archaeologist and anthropologist. She is widely known for discovering the first fossilised Proconsul skull, an extinct ape now believed to be ancestral to...
  • Google doodles Mary Leakey's 100th birthday February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Commemorating the 100th birthday of the British archaeologist and anthropologist Mary Leakey, Google has posted a doodle on its homepage. The doodle features Mary Leakey on an archaeological site, who looks busy with her excavation work. The doodle features two Dalmatians as Mary was an animal lover who...
  • Hyderabad: Frenchman to deliver talk on Telugu August 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: Alliance Française of Hyderabad is organising a talk with Dr Daniel Negers, a French professor who is a Telugu expert from National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilization (INALCO), Paris on September 1, Saturday, at 11 am. Dr Negers who speaks fluent Telugu, will be talking about his anthropological...
  • Anthropology giant Claude Levi-Strauss dies at 100 November 4, 2009

    Paris: After weeks crossing the high seas, Claude Levi-Strauss breathed in his first lungful of the New World, a perfume tinged with pepper or tobacco. The sensory awakening was the start of a journey that turned a young Parisian scholar into a founder of modern anthropology. On that 1930s trip that...