Universität Wien

300444 VO Cultural Anthropology and History of Ethiopia (2021W)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
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Language: German

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The lecture 300444 Cultural Anthropology and History of Ethiopia starts digitally on October 8, 2021 at 1pm local time at the University of Vienna, Life Sciences Facility in the department of Evolutionary Anthropology Seminar Hall 1.2 Adresse: 1030 Wien, Djerassiplatz 1, Stock: OG01, Nr.: 1.004

As you know, due to the corona pandemic, all lectures are held through digital teaching and I beg your pardon to work on my lectures independently and work hard for Examination.

By using Moodle Platform of the University of Vienna you will find all written documents, films and audio materials about Ethiopia and thirteen modules in total, as well as more than a hundred questions or topics for your exam preparation.

The Lecture 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 the oldest complete skeleton of human nature Lucy and Ardi in particular.

Cultural anthropology and history of Ethiopia was the idea of Prof. Dr. Seidler Horst (emeritus) who was the Head of the Institute of Human Biology, University of Vienna (as of Jan. 1, 2000 renamed Institute for Anthropology) and who is searching for human Fossils in the vicinity of Mount Galila in Ethiopia and who is organizing the group of Students in this Fieldwork.

Thank you for your participation and I look forward to your cooperation and remain with best regards and wish everyone a good academic year winter semester 2021.

Friday 08.10. 08:00 - 09:00 Digital (Kickoff Class)

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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:
Information 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

Literatur:

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

UF BU 10, B-WZB

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