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  • Nationalist anthropology

    Nationalist anthropology

    In the reckoning of noted anthropologists, Indian anthropology is the product of a colonial tradition. As early as 1971 the eminent Indian anthropologist, Surajit Sinha, who was Vice-Chancellor of Visva-Bharati University, had written in the Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society that despite considerable expansion of research publications and professional ability in the spheres of …

    February 24, 2018
  • Anthropology at 100~II

    Anthropology at 100~II

    The only point we wish to emphasise is that a very large number of persons of Bengal depend on agriculture. It is definite that each and every one of these families could not have had a sufficiently extensive farm to meet all its demands and store something for a period of crisis. Indeed, they lived …

    January 11, 2018
  • Anthropology at 100~I

    Anthropology at 100~I

    The teaching of Anthropology in universities as a holistic study of humankind began in Europe and America late in the nineteenth century. In India the first department of anthropology was established at the University of Calcutta in 1921. Anthropology was introduced in the university in 1918 as part of the curriculum of Ancient history and …

    January 10, 2018
  • Anthropology a neglected subject in DU

    Anthropology a neglected subject in DU

    Anthropology, which is indispensably applicable in several streams of sciences and social sciences, is a neglected subject in Delhi University (DU) as none of the colleges has this subject at graduation level. Only the Department of Anthropology at the Faculty of Sciences has B.Sc. (Hons) Anthropology at undergraduate level with limited number of seats. However, …

    April 9, 2017