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ANTH2601 - The Ethnography of Southeast Asia
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Anjalee Phyllis Cohen
Phone: +61 2 9036 9399
Southeast Asia is a region of great geographic and cultural diversity, a meeting point for civilisational influences from India and China including the religions of Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism. It is also the laboratory for much anthropological inquiry, attracting the attention of prominent anthropologists and social scientists, like Geertz and Anderson. This unit will examine Southeast Asia in historical and contemporary context, and give grounded ethnographic illustration to such issues as nationalism, cities, migration, political violence, environment and agriculture.
1500wd essay (30%) and 2500wd essay (45%) and 350wd seminar presentation (10%) and 150wd map exercise (5%) and tutorial participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
(12 Junior credit points from Anthropology) or (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies)
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for ANTH2601
|Class||The Ethnography of Southeast Asia|
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
|Location||New Law School Lecture Theatre 026 F10A|
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