General Debates in Anthropological Theory
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Course title in Estonian
Antropoloogiateooria üldised küsimused
Course title in English
General Debates in Anthropological Theory
ECTS credits
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
Eeva Kesküla (language of instruction:English)
Course aims
By the end of the course students are expected to be familiar with some topics and approaches that anthropologists have contended with and be able to relate these issues to their own research and practice.
Brief description of the course
This course will examine some current and past debates that anthropologists have grappled with. Class discussions will connect these issues to broader theoretical and methodological concerns.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has been familiarized with basic problematics of anthropologists;
- is able to present arguments on a conceptual and methodological level.
Eeva Kesküla
Additional information
The course will be organized around specific themes that will be addressed throughout various sessions. The format of the sessions will be akin to a Seminar or Reading Group. A student, or group of students, will commit themselves to doing an oral presentation on the assigned readings for the session. This presentation will be followed by a group discussion of the themes brought up during the oral report.