Anthropology and Sociology of Development
The Master in Anthropology and Sociology of Development is a two-year programme designed for students interested in the comparative study of global issues from below, from the margins, and across borders. It explores development in a critical and forward-looking manner as pertaining to all regions in the world including the Global South.
Courses in the programme equip students with analytical and methodological tools in anthropology and sociology to explore four key themes:
- Power and conflict
- Space, population and mobility
- Social movements and transformations
- Culture and identity.
Meeting UN anthropologists and sociologists
On Tuesday 18 March 2014,students and faculty of the ANSO department met with UN anthropologists and sociologists to discuss what role the disciplines have played in their professional carreers. You can find the audio recording of the session here.
Moderated by Alex Mundt, PhD student ANSO and Senior Donor Relations Officer (USA and Canada) at UNHCR in Geneva, the meeting included
- Jyoti Sanghera, Section Chief, Human Rights and Social and Economic Issues at OHCHR,
- Alanna Armitage, Director UNFPA Office in Geneva
- Guido Ambroso, Senior Officer at UNHCR
- Claire Somerville, applied Medical Anthropologist and Visiting Lecturer at the Graduate Institute
- Antonio Donini, research associate at the Global Migration Centre and senior researcher at the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University
Important: Course offer and credits academic year 2013-14