Main Program: Nigel Barley: The Innocent Anthropologist

26 Oct 2017 11:45 - 12:45
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Ranging across biography, autobiography, natural history, anthropology, and travelogue, celebrated writer and anthropologist Nigel Barley’s work spans genres as well as continents. A longtime lover of Indonesia – his book on Toraja was published in 1983 – he’ll recount his adventures and explore his new title, Snow Over Surabaya, with fellow roving writer Jamie James.

Dari biografi, autobiografi, sejarah, antropologi hingga catatan perjalanan, karya penulis sekaligus antropolog Nigel Barley telah tersebar dalam berbagai genre dan juga belahan dunia. Penulis yang sangat mencintai Indonesia ini – bukunya yang bercerita tentang Toraja sudah dipublikasikan tahun 1983 – akan menceritakan kembali petualangannya dalam karya baru yang berjudul, Snow Over Surabaya, melalui diskusi bersama penulis Jamie James.


Nigel Barley

Anthropologist Nigel Barley’s first book, The Innocent Anthropologist, published in 1983, is an account of his field work in Cameroon. After working in Africa and publishing books about his time …

Jamie James

American novelist and critic Jamie James has been based in Indonesia since 1999. He is the author of seven books, including the novel Andrew & Joey, Rimbaud in Java, and …

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