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Course, academic year 2019/2020
  
Introduction to Social Anthropology - JSB557
Title: Úvod do sociální antropologie
Czech title: Úvod do sociální antropologie
Guaranteed by: Department of Sociology (23-KS)
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: 5
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: winter s.:combined
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited / 38 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Zdeněk Uherek, CSc.
Teacher(s): Bc. Iva Kadeřávková
Mgr. Tereza Sedláčková
Mgr. Jan Tesárek
Mgr. Martin Tremčinský
doc. PhDr. Zdeněk Uherek, CSc.
P//Is pre-requisite for: JSB558, JSB568, JSB560
XP//In complex pre-requisite: JSB502
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Annotation -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Zdeněk Uherek, CSc. (27.10.2019)
The course combines a lecture with a seminar to provide an overview of anthropology as a social science. Attention will be paid to the basic paradigms of anthropology and related sciences.

Conditions of completion:
In the middle of the course at the end of November, students will be required to write a test of compulsory literature. Passing the exam (ie answering 70% of the questions correctly) is a prerequisite for taking the final exam. In case the students fail the first test, they can pass the test at the end of the semester.
The written exam at the end of the semester will relate to the topics of lectures and literature.

Classification:
100 - 91: A (excellent, excellent performance with only minor errors)
81-90: B (very good, above-average performance, but with some errors)
71 - 80: C (good, overall good performance with a number of significant errors)
61-70: D (satisfactory, acceptable performance, but with significant deficiencies)
51-60: E (sufficient, performance meets minimum requirements)
50 - 0: F (did not meet the course conditions)
Course completion requirements -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Zdeněk Uherek, CSc. (27.10.2019)

Conditions of completion:
In the middle of the course at the end of November, students will be required to write a test of compulsory literature. Passing the exam (ie answering 70% of the questions correctly) is a prerequisite for taking the final exam. In case the students fail the first test, they can pass the test at the end of the semester.
The written exam at the end of the semester will relate to the topics of lectures and literature.

Classification:
100 - 91: A (excellent, excellent performance with only minor errors)
81-90: B (very good, above-average performance, but with some errors)
71 - 80: C (good, overall good performance with a number of significant errors)
61-70: D (satisfactory, acceptable performance, but with significant deficiencies)
51-60: E (sufficient, performance meets minimum requirements)
50 - 0: F (did not meet the course conditions)

Literature -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Zdeněk Uherek, CSc. (27.10.2019)

Compulsory literature:

Robert F. Murphy: Úvod do kulturní a sociální antropologie. Praha, nakl. Slon 1998. ISBN 80-85850-53-2.

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Small Places and Large Issues. Eriksen. An Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology. London: Pluto Press 2015.

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008.

 

Recommended literature:

Barley, Nigel: Antropologie se nepočítá mezi nebezpečné sporty. Kutná hora, nakl. Tichá Byzanc 2010. ISBN 978-80-86359-19-9.

Copans, Jean: Základy antropologie a etnologie. Praha 2001;

Lévi-Strauss, Claude: Smutné tropy. Praha 1966 (a další vydání);

Novotný, Vojtěch: Papuánské (polo)pravdy. Praha 2010.

Ettore Biocca. Sama mezi Indiány. Praha 1972.

Miller, Barbara a Bernard Wood. Anthropology. Pearson Education, Boston, U.S. 2006

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Zdeněk Uherek, CSc. (27.10.2019)

1. Anthropology as a science of human; basic fields of study - ie biological, social, cultural and linguistic.

Literature:

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální  a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: Úvod, str. 11 - 20

 

2. Methodology: What is ethnography and ethnology from an anthropological point of view, anthropology and its relation to other scientific disciplines (history, sociology). Universalism and particularism.

Literature:

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: 2. - 3. kapitola

Bronislaw Malinowski: Argonauti západního pacifiku. 1. kapitola (str. 1 - 26)

 

3.  Culture and human diversity

Literature: 

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální  a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: 4. kapitola

Michel de Montaigne: Eseje (O kanibalech, str. 221 - 231) 

 

4.  Family and kinship

Literature: 

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální  a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: 7. - 8. kapitola.

Murphy: Úvod do kulturní antropologie. Praha: Slon: str. 73 - 122.

 

5. Gender and power

Literature: 

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální  a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: 9. kapitola

Annette B. Weiner: The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea - Introduction s. 1-10.

 

6.    Language and society

Literature:

Zdeněk Salzmann: Úvod do lingvistické antropologie, kapitola 6: s. 12 - 18 a s. 93 - 107.

film: Arrival 2016 (Příchozí)

 

18. 11. 2019 - midterm test (deadline - 22: 11. 2019)

 

7. Economic anthropology

Literatura: 

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální  a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: 12. kapitola

Marcel Mauss, Esej o daru. Praha: Slon – úvod + kapitola 1.

 

8. Religiosity and ritual

Literature: 

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální  a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: 14. kapitola

Daniele Hervieu-Léger: Pohřební rituál pozdní modernity (http://www.biograf.org.ezproxy.is.cuni.cz/clanek.html?id=579)

 

9.  Ethnicity and identity

Literature: 

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální  a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: 17. - 18. kapitola

 

10.Territoriality – globalization, localization, glocalization

Literature:

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Sociální  a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Portál 2008: 19. kapitola

film Vidíš, Praha! (http://mystreetfilms.cz/cs/video/vidis-praha-0

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11. Body and corporeality

Literature:

Marcel Mauss: Techniques of the body (str. 50-68)

Robert Murphy: Ulčené tělo, 1. chapter (pp 17-35)

 

 
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