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Bringing Anthropological Concepts to Life in a Virtual Peer Exchange

Teaching Anthropology

In this instance, the online platform Flip enabled cross-institutional, cross-border student interactions to discuss cultural similarities and differences— core subject matter of anthropology. Seventy undergraduate Anthropology students at The University of the West Indies (UWI) St.

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London Anthropology Day (30th June)

Teaching Anthropology

London Anthropology day, 30 th June 2023, British Museum Are you fascinated by different cultures? Discover what anthropology is all about by popping along to the British Musuem for London Anthropology Day. You’ll gain hands-on experience of what it is like to study anthropology. Curious about human evolution?

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Multimodal ethnographies for teaching anthropological sensibilities

Teaching Anthropology

Anna Apostolidou PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Anthropology, Ionian University Given the history of our discipline, it seems rather peculiar that anthropologists are not more “naturally inclined” to employ multimodality in their research and teaching. Introduction: Multimodal anthropology and the politics of invention.

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Consumer Anthropology and AI: Teaching Business School Students

Teaching Anthropology

In preparation for a class based my 2022 article in Teaching Anthropology, Toward a Pedagogy for Consumer Anthropology: Method, Theory, Marketing , I provided ChatGPT with the following prompt: Use the research findings below to create 12 marketing ideas for Duncan Hines cake mix. Teaching Anthropology. Human Organization.

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Anthropology-Psychology interface

Anthropology for Beginners

Psychological anthropology displays an arc of theoretical approaches ranging from scientific positivism, which embraces objectivity and the scientific method, through various hermeneutic humanisms that emphasize the role of subjectivity in fieldwork and writing (Suárez-Orozco 1994).

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Call For Papers: Trauma Informed Anthropology

Teaching Anthropology

How might we recognise and engage with understandings of trauma, and what implications might this have for anthropological research and teaching? This Teaching Anthropology Special Issue will explore approaches to trauma-informed anthropology and to consider key emerging discussions around trauma-informed approaches more broadly.

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Urban Anthropology

Anthropology for Beginners

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Definition: Urban Anthropology examines the social organization of the city, looking at the kinds of social relationship and pattern of social life unique to cities and comparing their different cultural and historical contexts. Roberts 1978).