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Découvrir l'anthropologie (edX)

Expérimentez un autre regard sur les sociétés humaines avec des chercheurs en anthropologie prospective. Comment les humains s’organisent-ils en sociétés ? Qu’appelle-t-on « familles » et comment se constituent-elles ? Quel regard et quels types d’analyse l’anthropologie propose-t-elle sur les systèmes de parenté, symboliques, politiques, religieux [...]
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Osteoarchaeology: The Truth in Our Bones (Coursera)

This course is about what we can learn from examining the human skeleton, and how we can use this knowledge to reconstruct the lives of people who lived in the past. In archaeology and anthropology, human skeletal remains can provide unique insights into the past and the present; insights [...]
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Magic in the Middle Ages (Coursera)

Sep 20th 2021
Magic in the Middle Ages (Coursera)
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Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you to the Middle Ages through a wide conception of magic. Students will have an approach to medieval culture, beliefs and practices from the perspective of History and History of Science. Popular magic, as well as [...]
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Our Earth's Future (Coursera)

Our Earth’s Future is about the science of climate change and how to talk about it. You will learn from scientists in the fields of climatology, oceanography, Earth science, and anthropology who study how climate change is affecting people, populations, and ways of life. Explore the multiple lines of [...]
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Anthropology of Current World Issues (edX)

Learn to use anthropological ideas to see the world from a range of perspectives and points of view. This course will allow you to better understand the world around you through utilising the anthropological lens. You will learn about the way in which anthropology as a discipline can shed [...]
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Anthropology: Understanding Societies and Cultures (FutureLearn)

Gain an introduction to anthropology: the study of societies and cultures. Learn how the discipline has changed over time. Learn more about society, cultural issues and practices. You are invited on a journey to different places and different times. On this course, you will learn about diverse ways of [...]
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Why We Post: the Anthropology of Social Media (FutureLearn)

Discover the varying uses of social media around the world and its consequences for politics, relationships and everyday life. This free online course is based on the work of nine anthropologists who each spent 15 months in fieldsites in Brazil, Chile, industrial and rural China, England, India, Italy, Trinidad [...]
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Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime (FutureLearn)

Oct 7th 2019
Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime (FutureLearn)
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Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this free online course. From fakes and fraud, to thefts and trafficking, art crime has turned archaeological sites in Iraq and Syria into “lunar landscapes”, decapitated Buddha sculptures in Cambodia and left [...]
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Food, the Connector of Life (CanopyLAB)

Without food, there would be no life. Without life, there would be no food. Is it a positive or negative loop? The answer makes the difference between eating for survival and eating to thrive. Learn how our decisions about how to feed ourselves continue to shape our culture, our [...]
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Bipedalism: The Science of Upright Walking (edX)

Sep 26th 2017
Bipedalism: The Science of Upright Walking (edX)
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Upright walking is a hallmark of being human. Explore how this unusual form of locomotion evolved and why. Have you ever wondered why humans walk on two legs rather than four? In this course, we will explore how science investigates this unusual form of locomotion. We will start our [...]
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