Questions tagged [anthropology]

On standards or conventions specific to anthropology as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field

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Does my Anthropology PhD topic have to be the same as my Masters topic?

I have a MSci in Social and Cultural Anthropology. While doing the masters, I chose a thesis topic that I ended up hating. I finished the thesis regardless and graduated with merit. I want to now ...
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How to prepare for grad school? [with 1 year to spare]

I plan to enter graduate school (MA+PhD) in September 2018, which means I have something of a ‘gap year situation’ ahead of me [not in a strict sense, as I’ve been working for a number of years now]. ...
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I want to do an independent dissertation type research project, not being part of a uni, how can I find out if my Question has already been answered?

I wish to live with an indigenous tribe or 3 months, to study their culture and answer an almost independent dissertation question, under said cultural Anthropology. I would like to know the best way ...
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Researcher anonymity in fieldwork

Numerous posts on this site address anonymous or pseudonymous publication, but not anonymous or pseudonymous fieldwork. There plausibly exist situations in which a researcher undertaking fieldwork ...
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Teaching Online at US Universities without a proof of authorization to work in the United States

Good morning, My name is Gretel Echazú, I am an Argentinian anthropologist who researched in Brazil, Argentina and Peru. I got my PhD in anthropology with an investigation linked to health, race and ...
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How can I improve my chances of receiving PhD funding (UK, Anthropology)?

I have been accepted to UCL and Oxford for a PhD in anthropology, however I have not been offered funding for either position. I am considering reapplying next year and I would like to know how I can ...