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300444 VO Cultural Anthropology and History of Ethiopia (2012W)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Liebe Teilnehmerinnen der VO Kulturanthropologie und Geschichte Äthiopiens!

Die Vorbesprechung findet am 05. Oktober 2012 um 09:00 in Biozentrum Altanstraße im Seminarraum statt. Änderungen vorbehalten!!!!!!!!!

Ich freue mich auf Ihre Mitarbeit und verbleibe mit besten Grüßen und wünsche allen ein schönes Studienjahr.

Dr. Desta Alemu


05.10.2012 von 09-11 Uhr Freitag
12.10.2012 von 09-11 Uhr Freitag
19.10.2012 von 08-10 Uhr Freitag
09.11.2012 von 08-10 Uhr Freitag
16.11.2012 von 09-11 Uhr Freitag
23.11.2012 von 09-11 Uhr Freitag
30.11.2012 von 09-11 Uhr Freitag
07.12.2012 von 08-10 Uhr Freitag
14.12.2012 von 08-10 Uhr Freitag
21.12.2012 von 08-10 Uhr Freitag



Language: German

Examination dates



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Course Content:
Cultural Anthropology and History of Ethiopia is the branch of anthropology in the University of Vienna that studies cultural variation among Ethiopian nationalities and ethnic groups in one side and emphasising the back ground history of the country from the old history till the modern one.

Assessment and permitted materials

Course type of performance assessments:
This Lecture provides a comprehensive knowledge of the diversity of Ethiopian culture, social and material aspects therefore active participation in lecture may result in bonus points for examination. This course aims to provide equal opportunities and access for all students; written examination on the given titles and literature which provided during the lecture time and announced through E-Learning. E-Learning is very essential for equal participation but not for calculators those who are expecting to permit for examination only.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Course Objectives:
This programme provides a comprehensive knowledge of the diversity of Ethiopian culture, social and material aspects of human existence in East Africa in general and makes a value of teachings and meaningfully to combine the anthropology and history of Ethiopia, because it acts of the oldest complete skeleton of human nature Lucy in particular.

Examination topics

Course Methods:
The mission of this study is to give hints about the history of Ethiopia and its combination of cultural Anthropology aspect to those who are searching for human Fossils in Ethiopia.

Reading list

1.Desta Alemu - Skriptum Kulturanthropologie und Geschichte Äthiopien & E-lerning
2.Bahru Zewde - A history of modern Ethiopia, 1991,1993
3.Bairu Tafla - Ethiopia and Austria 1994
4.Hammerschmidt, Ernst - Äthiopien 1967
5.Kaplan, Steven - The Beta Israel /Falasha/ in Ethiopia 1992
6.Kapuscinski, Ryszard - König der König 2000
7.Littmann, E - Reisebericht der Expedition. Geschichte Aksums - 1993
8.Münzenberger, Ernst F. A. - Ein Blick auf die Geschichte Abessiniens 1892
9.Pankhurst, Richard - The Ethiopians 2001
10.Ullendorff, Edward - The Ethiopian 1990
11.Garsang - Meroe, Oxford, 1911 etc...

Association in the course directory

B-BAN 7, BAN 8, B-BMG 11, B-BMB 10, B-BOE 11, B-BPB 12, B-BPF 8, B-BZO 11

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