Minor Anthropology

Here you will find all descriptions of courses in the minor. Please go to www.minor.vu.nl/en/ for more information about the contents of the minor programme.

The minor in Social and Cultural Anthropology is a comprehensive
introduction to the discipline of social and cultural anthropology.
Anthropology is getting more and more urgent as encounters between
people of different cultures become more pervasive. The minor challenges
students to critically look at culture and the role it plays in the
world. Students will learn the core themes of anthropology and use them
to engage with current themes such as globalization, migration and
urbanization. The minor consists of 5 courses that are worth 6 EC each.
All courses are taught in English
Course name Period Credits Code Pdf
Core Themes in Anthropology Period 1 6.0 S_CTA
Development and Globalization Period 1 6.0 S_DG
History and Theory of Anthropology Period 2 6.0 S_HTA
Nation and Migration Period 2 6.0 S_NM
Urban Studies Period 2+3 6.0 S_UBS
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