Welcome to Anthropology

As one of the largest UK Anthropology departments, we cover a range of geographic and topical areas through our undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as our research.

We have an international reputation in areas including: industrial labour, political activism, economic, political and physical violence issues, health and body politics, environmental sustainability and human rights.

Anthropology Department Seminars Spring 2016

Tuesdays 15:00-17:00 in Arts C333

Starts 2nd February   Download the programme

Information for current staff and students

Department of Anthropology internal website

Anthropology events
  • 10 May 2016

    Workshop on Environmental History and Politics of South Asia

  • 11 May 2016

    Mining in Rapid Fall - People, climate change and future of the industry

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    Anthropology news
  • 12 April 2016

    Four non-academic staff among winners of Student-Led Teaching Awards

  • 31 March 2016

    Alumni return to campus to invigorate career prospects for hundreds of students

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