Selection Reading List
All applicants are required to complete a short 1000 word essay within the deadline specified on their letter.
Four copyright-free papers written by academics from each section of the Department are provided below. Please choose ONE article from EACH section: one from biological anthropology, one from material culture and one from social anthropology.
Read the three articles you have chosen carefully and write an essay telling us what you liked and did not like in the articles you chose. Concision and eloquence are valued, so the word limit must be strictly respected. References and footnotes do not count towards the word limit.
Please title your essay ‘Entrance essay for BSc in Anthropology’, with your UCAS number, name and date clearly on the top line. List the titles of the three essays you have chosen on the second line.
Completed essay should be submitted electronically to the Admissions Coordinator (temporary), Alice Elliot (email@example.com), within the deadline specified on your letter.
|Coca-Cola: A Black Sweet Drink from Trinidad|
Ways of Enchanting
Facebook and Community – A Story
Memory, Melancholy and Materiality
Enlivened Memories: Recalling Absence and Loss in Mongolia
|How does genocide happen?|
|The Modern Greek Devil: Cosmology or Rhetoric?|
|Why are some people powerful?|