Course syllabus

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Anthropological Ideas introduces the key ideas and perspectives that will enable students to complete their introduction to anthropology.

The course aims to give students an introductory understanding of the concepts, ideas and modes of thinking that have contributed to the development of modern social anthropology.

Seminars presentations on the various lecture themes will enable students to engage with and critique the lecture material in greater depth.

Status: 20 credits

Lecturers: Anthropology Department Staff

Contact hours: 10 hours of lectures, 10 hours of seminar supported by learning and activities within the online course space

Assessment: Several assessed and non-assessed exercises and essays.

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Your regular classroom lecture slots and assignments are shown in the table below. For the supporting information within this Canvas course, start by reading the overview of topicsPreview the documentView in a new window covered in the course, in order to familiarise yourself with the main themes that will be covered.

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