Research Lab Anthropology

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

This course is part of the curriculum strand Ethnographic Research. The
aim of this course is to teach students to conduct a varied set of
ethnographic methodologies, using existing literature and empirical
research data.

Learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding. The student has acquired knowledge and
further understanding of:
(1) a specific thematic specialisation;
(2) the main methods and techniques of qualitative social scientific
(3) the possibilities and limitations of ethnographic research methods;
(4) varied fields of anthropological research.

Application. The student has acquired the competences to:
(5) analyse a contemporary societal problem using existing literature
and empirical data
(6) collaborate in ethnographic research and present results, both in
written form and orally
(7) apply scientific theories and concepts to the analysis of practical

Learning skills. The student has acquired the skills to:
(8) collaborate in small groups;
(9) provide peer feedback on methodology, analysis and the presentation
of research results

Inhoud vak

In the preceding course Challenges of the 21st Century (4th period) the
student have been introduced to a number of challenges to contemporary
societies. These will serve as a source of inspiration for practicing
with social research methodologies in this practical course.


Practical and small group work


Various assignments and oral presentation

Vereiste voorkennis

Active participation in Ethnograhic Research Methodology.


To be announced in the course manual (see CANVAS).


1st year students in the bachelor Cultural Anthropology and Development

Afwijkende intekenprocedure

In this course you cannot enroll yourself for the tutorials, but you will be assigned by the course coordinator. Note: You do have to register for the course!

Algemene informatie

Vakcode S_RLA
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4+5+6
Vakniveau 200
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. E. van Roekel
Examinator dr. E. van Roekel
Docenten dr. E. van Roekel

H.B. Ploegman MSc
dr. G. Sinatti

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