|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||M-DEA/01|
The course provides an introduction to cultural anthropology through the analysis of the main methods of of investigation and the most relevant topics. The course aims to provide brief outlines of the history of anthropological thought and the basic theoretical and empirical tools of the discipline.
The course therefore aims to provide students with solid basic knowledge in anthropology
cultural anthropology, presenting some constitutive notions of the discipline: culture, cultural relativism ethnicity, the body, gift, power, gender, etc.
The course also aims to present the main theoretical paradigms theoretical paradigms and methodological specificities of anthropology such as field research, decentralisation
of the gaze, data collection and its restitution.
The final part of the course will focus on the theme of 'nature', the climate crisis and the anthropocene.
To create greater sensitivity to cultural diversity. To provide critical tools for analysing the complexity that marks our age. To provide different keys for reading western society.
At the end of the course, the student will possess the following knowledge, skills and competences: in
-depth knowledge of anthropological reflection on the concept of culture and of the
- the ability to apply theoretical-methodological knowledge to read phenomena of
contemporary phenomena in a critical manner;
- ability to autonomously use the ethnographic method in research aimed at proposing
effective modes of intervention;
- awareness of the importance of the researcher's positioning in the analysis of social facts and
of his ethical and deontological responsibilities and ability to take this into account in the drafting of projects applications.
Lectures will be held in presence.
MARCO AIME (President)
18 September 2023
Written examinations in presence.
Any information will be communicated via aulaweb to which all course participants are asked to register