Anthropology and Ethnography

Centre of West African Studies, School of History and Cultures

College of Arts and Law


Code 18770

Level of study First Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 or 2 depending on staff availability

Module description

The module is a broad introduction to anthropological approaches to society and culture. It focuses on ethnography, the practice of 'doing anthropology' both in Africa and elsewhere. We use written texts and film to open up and discuss central ideas and debates in anthropology.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and classes