Brunel University London
Brunel University London
This event will take place on Friday 20 January 2017, 9.30am - 3.00pm and provides an excellent opportunity for Year 12, 13 and FE students to learn what Anthropology is all about, and to experience what it’s like to study this subject at University. at Brunel University London

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Anthropology Taster Day

University event offered by Brunel University London

Event Summary:

This event will take place on Friday 20 January 2017, 9.30am - 3.00pm and provides an excellent opportunity for Year 12, 13 and FE students to learn what Anthropology is all about, and to experience what it’s like to study this subject at University.

Full Event Details:

Organized jointly by the Division of Anthropology at Brunel University London and Bentley Wood High School, Stanmore, and supported by the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), this event will revolve around a series of interactive mini-lectures and ethnographic films. These will draw directly from the real life fieldwork experiences of Brunel Anthropologists.

Workshop topics will include:
• Can animals be persons? Anthropological approaches to human-animal relations
• Being a man: gender, sex and pink finger nails in South India and beyond
• Cool guys and cannibal ogres: the meaning of eating excrement on Panapompom, PNG
• Anthropology and the Marikana massacre in South Africa

Lunch will be provided for all participating students.

Places are limited, so please book early to secure your place. School groups and individual students are all welcome.

Contact [email protected] or [email protected] for booking details.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Brunel University London is a leading international university which addresses the challenges facing society through ground-breaking applied research and educational programmes.

Our students are taught and prepared for their future careers in a supportive culture of excellence, enterprise and innovation. This supportive community instils confidence, curiosity and ambition in our students. Our work changes the lives of people around the world by bringing economic, social and cultural benefits.

Our attractive London campus offers students and staff a secure and friendly environment in which to work and relax. Our location offers easy access to Central London, Heathrow and the motorway network. Everything is on one campus with over £400 million of investment creating first class facilities.

All of our accommodation is on site so students are never far from teaching and learning resources, accessible student services, impressive sports and social facilities and catering outlets.

The Student Recruitment Team are here to help guide you through the process of applying and preparing for university, and provide information about what's on offer at Brunel. We support prospective students and teachers by facilitating individual and group visits to our campus and attending school and college events. For further information please visit:

our website http://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/information-for-parents-and-schools/schools-and-college-group-visits

or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you.

Brunel University London is a leading international university which addresses the challenges facing society through ground-breaking applied research and educational programmes.

Our students are taught and prepared for their future careers in a supportive culture of excellence, enterprise and innovation. This supportive community instils confidence, curiosity and ambition in our students. Our work changes the lives of people around the world by bringing economic, social and cultural benefits.

Our attractive London campus offers students and staff a secure and friendly environment in which to work and relax. Our location offers easy access to Central London, Heathrow and the motorway network. Everything is on one campus with over £400 million of investment creating first class facilities.

All of our accommodation is on site so students are never far from teaching and learning resources, accessible student services, impressive sports and social facilities and catering outlets.

The Student Recruitment Team are here to help guide you through the process of applying and preparing for university, and provide information about what's on offer at Brunel. We support prospective students and teachers by facilitating individual and group visits to our campus and attending school and college events. For further information please visit:

our website http://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/information-for-parents-and-schools/schools-and-college-group-visits

or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you.






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