ANTH402-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Theory in Contemporary Anthropology: Issues & Debates

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


This course addresses selected, current issues and debates of a theoretical, methodological and interpretative nature. We will explore the premises of anthropological discourse and question central conceptual tools of the discipline, identifying biases inscribed into these approaches. This course is designed to give students a solid theoretical foundation for understanding social and cultural issues from an anthropological perspectives and for conducting their future research.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 241
20 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun

Contact Person

Zhifang Song

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,990.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

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