Welcome to the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Through its degree programs B.A. and M.A. Social and Cultural Anthropology, as well its further education Program M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology, the Institute offers students excellent university-level training grounded in current debates within the discipline and topics of contemporary global concern. On the following pages, you can learn more about the members of our faculty and their thematic and regional areas of interest and expertise, as well as the six research areas—Anthropology of Emotion, Medical Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Visual and Media Anthropology, the Disaster Research Unit and Anthropology of Religion—that represent the overarching research emphases of our institute.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT THE INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOY
A critical stance towards the familiar
After high school, I knew I was interested in the humanities—philosophy or literature—but what really began to fascinate me was the idea of a taking a scientific approach to the study of religion, to step outside of and question one’s own cultural surroundings (Italy is a very religious ...