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Encountering Others: Henrietta L. Moore at TEDxOxbridge

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You can't get by in the world without meeting other people. But, humans have a fatal fascination with difference, which might explain why they find it hard to share.

Henrietta L. Moore (@moorehl) is a leading cultural theorist and social anthropologist. She holds the William Wyse Chair in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, where her research interests span gender, sexuality, subjectivity and psychoanalysis. More recent work has focused on virtual worlds and the relationship between new technologies, identity and globalization. Henrietta is also actively involved in applying her academic research to public and private sector issues. She is the Chair and Co-Founder of SHM Productions, a strategy and insight consultancy, as well as a founding Trustee of the SHM Foundation, both of which draw on academic insights into human motivation to boost innovation, capacity and social change.

This talk was part of the "Connecting Through Time" session at TEDxOxbridge "Timeless Ideas" in Oxford, England at the Said Business School on June 1, 2013. Find out more about TEDxOxbridge at or on Facebook or Twitter (@tedxoxbridge).

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