Dr Natasha Fijn's documentary on Mongolian herds
Anthropology is the study of human diversity.
It brings rich insights to the most critical questions of our time. The kind of knowledge that anthropology teaches is invaluable, especially in the turbulent, volatile and globalised world in which we live today.
As a field of study, it is uniquely placed to interpret the widest range of social phenomena — from migration to religious fundamentalism, online communities, social movements, contemporary indigenous cultural expression and identity politics, consumption and commodification, and the changing forms of social identity.
Ranked number 6 in the world for anthropological study and research, ANU is Australia’s centre for research and training in this versatile and relevant discipline. We prepare our students to address key global issues and build better understandings of different people and different cultures, gaining insights into the complex processes facing all of humanity such as migration, globalisation and climate change.
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ANU Anthropology Cross-campus Seminar Series
CHL Anthropology co-hosts public seminars with our colleagues in the College of Arts and Social Sciences. Come join us on Monday afternoons during the regular semester teaching periods!
The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology (TAPJA)
The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology publishes social and cultural anthropological research with a focus on the Asia Pacific region, including Australia.