SANb1001 Introduction to Social Anthropology

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Irena Kašparová, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Paul (seminar tutor)
Ing. Soňa Enenkelová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Irena Kašparová, M.A., Ph.D.
Department of Sociology – Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Soňa Enenkelová
Supplier department: Department of Sociology – Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Thu 21. 9. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 5. 10. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 12. 10. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 19. 10. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Thu 26. 10. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 2. 11. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 9. 11. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 16. 11. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 23. 11. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 30. 11. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 7. 12. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Thu 14. 12. 10:00–11:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy
Prerequisites
! SAN101 Soc. Anthropology-lectures
Interest in the subject
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
To introduce social anthropology to students, to allow insights into its theories and sub-disciplines.
Learning outcomes
To be able to identify key debates and sub-disciplines in anthropology, work critically with monographs and journal articles, to write a critical essay
Syllabus
  • 1. - 3. SAN theory 4. - 5. Kinship 6. - 8. Religion 9. - 10 Economics 11.-12. Politics
Literature
    required literature
  • ERIKSEN, Thomas Hylland. Sociální a kulturní antropologie : příbuzenství, národnostní příslušnost, rituál. Translated by Hana Antonínová. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2008. 407 stran. ISBN 9788073674656. info
    recommended literature
  • SOUKUP, Václav. Dějiny sociální a kulturní antropologie. 2. rozš. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1996. 303 s. ISBN 8071841587. info
Teaching methods
lectures, readings, essays, possible team work
Assessment methods
1/3 written exam, 1/3 oral exam, 1/3 timed work with written text
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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