Course: Introduction to Anthropology

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Course title Introduction to Anthropology
Course code KAZ/BANTR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Zemánek Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Introduction to the Sciences of Man, development of anthropology as a science, division of anthropology at the individual disciplines, relationship of anthropology to other sciences, abuse of anthropology and its results during human history, Primatology and ethology as a science used to understand human, anthropogeny, ontogeny,ethnic anthropology

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course introduces major issues, focus and contents of anthropology. After completing the course, students should be able to: - Explain the concept of anthropology in the CR, Europe and other countries, - Describe the evolution of man - Analyze the current manifestations of racism, - Know the relationship of Primatology ethology and anthropology - Comprehensively characterize the population of the CR and Europe, - Apply basic knowledge of anthropology to various areas of practical life.
student knows the development of anthropology as a science and can include humans in terms of anthropogenesis, ontogeny and ethnic anthropology
Prerequisites
After completing the course, students should be able to: - Explain the concept of anthropology in the Republic, Europe and other countries, - Describe the evolution of man - Explain the concept of integral anthropology, - Analyze the current manifestations of racism, - Comprehensively characterize the population of the CR and Europe - Apply basic knowledge of anthropology to various areas of practical life.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam


Recommended literature
  • Gaisler, J. (2000). Primatologie pro antropology. Brno, NAUMA.
  • Komárek, S. (2003). Obraz člověka v některých dílech význačných biologů 19. a 20. století. Brno, CERM.
  • Malina J. a kol. http://is.muni.cz/do/sci/UAntrBiol/el/encyklopedie/index.html.
  • Malina J. a kol. http://is.muni.cz/do/sci/UAntrBiol/el/encykl-sexuality/index.html.
  • Relichová, J. (2000). Genetika pro antropology. Brno, NAUMA.
  • Ridley, M. (1999). Genom. Praha, Portál.
  • Uhlíř, M. (2007). Jak jsme se stali lidmi. Praha, Dokořán.
  • Vančata, V. (2003). Paleoantropologie - přehled fylogeneze člověka a jeho předků. Brno, CERM.


Study plans that include the course
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