PR 205 – Social Anthropology

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PR 205 – Social Anthropology; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 4
This course aims to explore the human societies, their universalities, and specifics in the historical continuum. In this regard, the students will get a presentation with an analysis of the organization of social life of people in the archaic societies, their common, but also different elements with the organization of social life in the modern society. The curriculum is comprised of the following contents: Introduction to social anthropology; The natural order; Comparison Claude Levi-Strauss, Alfred Radcliffe Brown and Bronislaw Malinowski; Anthropological methodology; Myth and rituals; Religion and society; Systems of kinship and marriage; Exchange and market; Social organization of the tribe; On social structure; Political organization and the birth of nation; Patrimony and patriotism.