Anthropology

Discover some of the current issues in anthropology including thoughts on religion, rituals, culture and more through lively classroom discussions.
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  1. A taste of anthropology

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is anthropology all about? Explore the aspects different societies have in common and focus on some particular cultures and customs.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  2. Anthropology of religion 1: ritual, magic and the origins of religion

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover key themes in the anthropology of religion. Focus on contemporary theories regarding the origins and function of religion, ritual, magic, shamanism, pilgrimage and supernatural beliefs in human culture and society.

    NB. The January start for HA012 has been changed. The correct start date is shown on this page.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

  3. Anthropology of religion 2: religion, globalisation and the modern world

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Examine the social and cultural relevance of religion in the modern world, and explore anthropological understandings of world religions as well as new religious movements, alternative spiritualities and religious fundamentalism.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £57.00

  4. Anthropology, evolution and human behaviour

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course explores how evolutionary pressures may have shaped modern human behaviours, and critically examines the ways in which we can understand contemporary social and cultural practices in light of current anthropological and evolutionary theories.

    NB. The January start for HA005 has been changed. The correct start date is shown on this page.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  5. Anthropology- Race: perceptions and representations

    Course Date: Sat 13 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the emergence and diffusion of the notion of race through an anthropological lens to make sense of how it has been used and abused in history and science.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  6. Anthropology: gender, race and the body in cross cultural perspective

    Course Date: Mon 6 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course employs an anthropological approach to explore diverse cultural attitudes about gender, race and the body, and seeks to critically examine everyday assumptions about gender and racial inequalities, different sexualities, and body image.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  7. Anthropology: violence, conflict and the modern world

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will apply an anthropological approach to examine the social, cultural, political and evolutionary dimensions of human violence to examine the reasons for the prevalence of group conflict and genocide in a modern, globalised world.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £57.00

  8. Introduction to anthropology: natures and cultures

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Starting from the nature-nurture debate, the course looks at the intersection between natural behaviours and socially learned norms through the examples of food, architecture and technology.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £66.00

  9. Introductory anthropology: language, culture, communication

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the different ways in which humans communicate socially via culture. The course's thematic approach covers topics such as language, art, and social relations.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £83.00

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