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Wade Davis, acclaimed anthropologist and author, joins the University of British Columbia and the Liu Institute for Global Issues
Description: Pioneering Canadian ethnographer Wade Davis has joined the University of British Columbia to advance global awareness of cultures and ecosystems at risk.
Date: 18 December 2013
Author: Basil Waugh
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Davis, best known for his work among indigenous societies worldwide, has served as National Geographic Society’s Explorer-in-Residence since 1999. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The Serpent and the Rainbow, which was made into a major Hollywood motion picture, and Into the Silence, which won the 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize, one of the world’s top non-fiction prizes.

Further details (including regarding his November 18 press conference) are available at http://news.ubc.ca/2013/12/18/wade-davis-acclaimed-anthropologist-and-author-joins-the-university-of-british-columbia/.

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