University of London


Anthropology of Media


Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square

Senate House, Malet Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Anthropology of Media

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program deals with the growth of ass media, their relationship to traditional forms and the increasingly post-national nature of contemporary media, with particular reference to Asia and Africa. Most media studies remain centered on the English-speaking world, so universalizing and textualizing historically and culturally specific activities. This program, by contrast, sets out to develop a distinctively anthropological approach to media, which considers media as social and cultural practices. The program aims to study media in Asia and


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