"The most scientific of the humanities, the most humanistic of the sciences"
Anthropology studies humanity in all its aspects: from our evolution as a
species, to our relationship with the material world, and our vast variety of
social practices and cultural forms.
Our department is one of only a few broad based anthropology departments in the UK comprised of four sub-sections including Biological Anthropology, Social Anthropology, Material Culture and Medical Anthropology. Our teaching and research reflects the breadth and depth of this cross and interdisciplinary approach.
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Watch Gabriella Coleman delivering the "Anonymous and the Craftiness of Craft and the Trickiness of Trickery" talk at UCL.
Summer exhibition on display – Making Religious Subjects: Charting bodily distance and proximity through materials of religious subjectivation
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:38:20 +0000
This exhibition on display in the Anthropology Galleries shines a light on the relationship between religious bodily practice and material culture in association with The Bodily and Material Culture of Religious Subjectivation conference (17-18 June 2014). The large showcase contains artefacts from the Ethnographic Collections, and aims to explore an understanding of religion based on […]Read more...
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Artist, Hermione Spriggs will speak about her current work from Mongolia, entitled: UURGA (irregular loop). More...
Published: Oct 20, 2014 3:15:45 PM
CIVILISATION & ITS CRITIQUES - Horizons of History: Framing Religion and Politics in India and Beyond
a workshop with Wendy Doniger on the politics of the longue durée and other temporal frames. More...
Published: Oct 17, 2014 3:03:15 PM
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Published: Aug 18, 2014 12:20:25 PM
We are pleased to announce the Inaugural Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture to be held at Harrie Massie Lecture Theatre, UCL on Thursday 23 October 2014 at 6pm.
Published: Aug 12, 2014 11:20:00 AM
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