Anthropology

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

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introductory course gives you the basic tools for an elementary understanding of anthropology. We will identify methods and areas of concern that distinguish it from sociology, history and other disciplines.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £48.00

  2. Introducing anthropology: key concepts and debates

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will explore the key principles and methods of anthropology. A cross-cultural study of different human societies and world views, with a focus on how culture and society shape the behaviour of diverse human groups.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £48.00

  3. Anthropology: humans and their cultures

    Course Date: Mon 29 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will examine differences in social structure and cultural attitudes to address ideas of development, tradition and resistance to change recorded by anthropologists. The course is designed to complement 'Beginners' anthropology'.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £48.00

  4. Anthropology and human identity

    Anthropology and human identity

    Course Date: Mon 29 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We'll explore the foundations of human society and social identity, looking at the ways different cultures think about

    and create group identity and belonging through a range of practices, including kinship, ritual and gift-giving.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £48.00

  5. World foods: anthropological tastes

    Course Date: Sat 3 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    .Food is more than nourishment. The symbolic and social meanings attributed to cookery and ingredient processing are the focus of an anthropological investigation into the world of food and taste covered by this course.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  6. A taste of anthropology

    Course Date: Sat 1 Dec 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is anthropology all about? Find out on this introductory course. Look at 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

  7. Anthropology of art

    Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introductory course aims to critically explore the role and symbolic meaning of art from a cross-cultural

    perspective, ranging from the concept of beauty, the beliefs and rituals associated with material objects, to the human body as canvas and the role of museums.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £74.00

  8. Introductory anthropology: language, culture, communication

    Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019
    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: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £74.00

  9. Anthropology of space, place and the cultural landscape

    Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is an introductory and interdisciplinary course which ranges beyond social anthropology to explore aspects of

    cultural geography, philosophy, psychology, art and architectural history, thus enriching your theoretical and

    ethnographic understanding of the cross cultural meaning of space within the built environment..
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £74.00

  10. Introduction to anthropology: natures and cultures

    Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
    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: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £61.00

  11. Fashion, Clothing and Hair: anthropological approaches

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Clothing and dress are universal. This course examines the unique role of dress as symbolic interaction among humans, the only animals that use this kind of behaviour.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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