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The Department offers an undergraduate degree in Anthropology that combines a solid theoretical content with a practical component. The scope of optional courses available enables students to establish contact with the diverse study areas, characteristic of contemporary Anthropology, solidly grounded on an adequate classical background.
The possibility of selecting traineeships during the undergraduate degree facilitates the contact with the Portuguese research system, with civil society and cultural institutions.
The Major/Minor system allow for the association with other disciplinary areas within FCSH.
The Department offers a Masters degree with two specialisation areas – Contemporary Themes and Visual Cultures – and participates in the Masters programmes Migrations Inter-Ethnicities and Trans-Nationalism and Urban Studies.
The Department offers a PhD Degree in Anthropology with eight specialisation areas and, in partnership with ISCTE-IUL, a PhD of excellence (financed by FCT) in Anthropology – Politics and Images of Culture and Museology.
It offers two interdisciplinary post-graduations in Forensic Sciences and Contemporary Islam – Cultures and Societies and several Summer and Winter courses.
It has protocols with other national and international higher education institutions, cooperating on international mobility programmes that allow students to attend foreign Universities under the programmes Erasmus-Socrates and Erasmus-Mundus Fellow.
The teaching staff engages in a wide range of research areas, reflected on the courses’ structure proposed by the Department at the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Cycles of study.

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Portugal Social Sciences
Guinea-Bissau Agriculture & Biology
Pan troglodytes Agriculture & Biology
ethnography Social Sciences
migrant Social Sciences
national parks Agriculture & Biology
Colobus Agriculture & Biology
migration Social Sciences

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Research Output 1994 2019

Depois da Morte: O Restauro Imaterial da Encomendação das Almas

Antunes, P. G. P., 31 Dec 2019, (In preparation)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Austerity in Portugal: the 'middle-classification' of the public space, migration, and the silences of history

Mapril, J. & Blanes, R., 2018, The Global Life of Austerity: Comparing Beyond Europe. Rakopoulos, T. (ed.). Oxford: Berghahn, p. 103-114 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Avant Le Rameau d'Or : biographie de Wilhelm Mannhardt, précurseur oublié de James Frazer

Rosa, F. D., 2018, Bérose, : Encyclopédie internationale des histoires de l'anthropologie. Laurière, C. & Delgado Rosa, F. (eds.). IIAC-LAHIC, p. 1-31 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Open Access


Prémio Melhor Projecto Universidades do Arché

Catarina Alves Costa (Recipient), 1 Oct 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2013 2023

dia da antropologia

José Mapril (Organiser)

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar