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. Anthropology and human identity

    Course Date: Mon 30 Oct 2017
    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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  2. Anthropology: humans and their cultures

    Course Date: Mon 30 Oct 2017
    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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £44.00

  3. The decorated body

    Course Date: Sat 4 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From naked to fully clothed, the human body conveys meanings that are often masked as aesthetics. Explore the various ways in which the body is decorated around the world in our desire to appear beautiful.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  4. A taste of anthropology

    Course Date: Sat 2 Dec 2017 (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

  5. Introductory anthropology: language, culture, communication

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018
    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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Anthropology of art 1

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018
    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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  7. Visual anthropology of film and photography

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street


    This introductory course will address the various relationships between anthropology and the visual image, and explore some of the key issues and debates associated with traditional and contemporary ethnographic photography and documentary film.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £79.00

  8. Anthropology of art 2

    Course Date: Mon 12 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This 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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  9. Introduction to anthropology: natures and cultures

    Course Date: Mon 9 Apr 2018
    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

  10. Anthropology of space, place and the cultural landscape

    Course Date: Mon 9 Apr 2018
    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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £79.00

  11. Witchdoctors, wizards and shamans: the anthropology of Shamanism

    Course Date: Sat 12 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Popular representations of shamans, wizards and witchdoctors are often confusing and inaccurate. This course examines through anthropology ideas surround healing, cure, and communication with spirits that blur the line between the visible and the invisible.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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