ANTH213-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

Environment, Development and Disaster

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2019
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 26 July 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 27 September 2019


This course is concerned with the social and ecological impacts of human activity in the context of a global fossil fuel civilization. Investigating problems of climate change, natural disaster, declining biodiversity, and environmental degradation, it provides an anthropologically informed perspective on crucial issues at the intersection of ecology, sustainable development, and social activism.


15 points of ANTH or
GEOG at 100 level; OR 45 points in related subjects with the approval of the Head of Department.


Equivalent Courses

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 031 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Rehua 529 22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Tutorial B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526 22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course Coordinator

Piers Locke


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Weekly discussion briefs and peer responses 20%
Peer Facilitation 10%
Critical summary 30%
Final essay 40% 1500 words

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $761.00

International fee $3,188.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 30 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All ANTH213 Occurrences

  • ANTH213-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019