Defining Domestication with Tim Ingold

This week’s Defining HAS video series video is by Tim Ingold, Chair in Social Anthropology, University of Aberdeen, who has defined the term Domestication.

Tim Ingold received his PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge in 1976. He has carried out fieldwork among Saami and Finnish people in Lapland, and has written on environment, technology and social organisation in the circumpolar North, on animals in human society, and on human ecology and evolutionary theory. His more recent work explores environmental perception and skilled practice. Ingold’s current interests lie on the interface between anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture. His books include Hunters, pastoralists and ranchers: reindeer economies and their transformations (1980), The perception of the environment: essays on livelihood, dwelling and skill (2000), Being Alive: Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description (2011), and Anthropology and/as education (2017).

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