M Phil Program


Since 2012, the CDA  has been offering M. Phil. Program in Anthropology. Students with MA in Anthropology or other related disciplines in social science and humanities are qualified to take the MPhil courses in Anthrpopology. The MPhil consists of two semesters of course works s and a dissertation research. The MPhil classes take place in the mornings, 6:30 am to 9:30 am, from Satuarday to Wednesday.

 

An Overview of the courses taught in MPhil Anthropology: 

 

1st Semester

Paper

Code No.

Title of Course

Full Marks

Remarks

1.

An 601

Anthropological Theories I: Culture, Symbol and Meanings

100

Required

2.

An 602

Research Methods in Anthropology

100

Required

3.

An 603

Transformation of Caste

100

Optional

4.

An 604

Anthropology and Development

100

Optional

5.

An 605

Society, Culture and Environment

100

Optional

6.

An 606

Political Organization and Processes

100

Optional

7.

An 607

Economic anthropology

100

Optional (tbd)

2nd Semester

Paper

Code No.

Title of Course

Full Marks

Remarks

1.

An 621

Anthropological Theory II: Social Production and Organization

100

Required

2.

An 622

Ethnicity, Nationalism and Indigeneism

100

Optional

3.

An 623

Anthropology and Globalization

100

Optional

4.

An 624

Cultural diversity and contemporary Issues

100

Optional

5.

An 625

Himalayan Cultures and Societies

100

Optional (tbd)

6.

An 626

South Asian Ethnographies

100

Optional (tbd)

7.

An 627

Human Rights, Multiculturalism and Democracy

100

Optional (tbd)