Advanced Professional Development in Anthropology
This information is for the 2017/18 session.
Dr Gisa Weszkalnys OLD 6.08, Prof David Graeber OLD 6.10, Dr Catherine Allerton OLD 6.13 and Dr Fenella Cannell
This course is compulsory on the MRes/PhD in Anthropology. This course is not available as an outside option.
This seminar course has two main aims. First, it examines key theoretical concepts and approaches in Anthropology at an advanced level that may be relevant to post-fieldwork doctoral candidates. It may focus on widely ranging thematic areas, e.g. recent developments in cognitive anthropology and/or in material culture studies and/or in anthropological studies of ontology. The aim is to enhance the ability of students to engage with such debates at an advanced level. Second, the course aims to enhance the professional development of doctoral students by providing them with advanced training in writing and presentation skills, and more generally in relation to skills relevant to their career progression.
14 hours of seminars in the MT. 14 hours of seminars in the LT. 12 hours of seminars in the ST.
This course is not assessed.
Total students 2016/17: Unavailable
Average class size 2016/17: Unavailable
Value: One Unit
Personal development skills
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Specialist skills