Bachelor of Arts (General) → Anthropology → Semester V

Fieldwork Methods (BANT 507)


Description
Dear Students
This paper is about anthropological fieldwork. Fieldwork remains as the life line of this discipline 'Anthropology'. This will make you understand the concept of fieldwork in generally and particularly in anthropology including its emergence and importance in anthropology. This also includes the ethics of fieldwork and various methods that are used in fieldwork. With this, the compilation of data, writing dissertation/field report will be taught. Ethnographic details of the some selected tribes are also included to study or discuss.
With the development & growth of this discipline, some new trends have also emerged. This paper will also highlight those and moreover, this will help the students to equip themselves theoretically for conducting an actual fieldwork in many societies or groups.

Semester : V

Content
  • RGU END SEMESTER EXAM, JAN.-FEB., 2021. BANT 507: FIELDWORK METHODS
  • Unit 0: Baseline Analysis
  • Syllabus
  • 1. BANT 507-Introductory Class
  • Unit 1: Fieldwork Tradition
  • 1. Unit 1- Concept of Fieldwork
  • 2. Unit 1- Defining Fieldwork
  • 3. Unit 1- Emergence and growth of fieldwork tradition in anthropology(1)
  • 4. Unit 1- Emergence and growth of fieldwork tradition in anthropology(2)
  • 5. Unit 1- Emergence and growth of fieldwork tradition in anthropology(3)
  • 6. Unit 1- Emergence and growth of fieldwork tradition in anthropology(4)
  • 7. Unit 1- Emergence and growth of fieldwork tradition in anthropology(5)
  • 8. Unit 1- Emergence and growth of fieldwork tradition in anthropology(6)
  • 9. Unit 1- Doing Anthropological fieldwork(1)
  • 10. Unit 1- Doing Anthropological fieldwork(2)
  • Fieldwork Tradition in Anthropology
  • BANT 507: Assignment-1
  • BANT 507: Assignment-2
  • Unit 2: Ethics of Anthropological Fieldwork and Basic Elements
  • 11. Unit 2- Ethics of Anthropological Fieldwork(1)
  • 12. Unit 2- Ethics of Anthropological Fieldwork(2)
  • Ethics in Anthropology.mp4
  • Fieldwork-Rapport (pdf material)
  • 13. Unit 2- Basic Element- Rapport
  • Rapport building.mp4
  • 14. Unit 2- Basic Element- Key Informant(1)
  • 15. Unit 2- Basic Element- Key Informant(2)
  • 16. Unit 2- Basic Element- Pilot study(1)
  • 17. Unit 2- Basic Element- Pilot study(2)
  • 18. Unit 2- Emic and Etic Perspectives(1)
  • 19. Unit 2- Emic and Etic Perspectives(2)
  • 20. Unit 2- Emic and Etic Perspectives(3)
  • Emic and Etic Approach.mp4
  • BANT 507: Mock Test-1a
  • BANT 507: Mock Test-1b
  • Unit 3: Field Methods and Techniques
  • 21. Unit 3- Introductory to Field Methods and Techniques
  • 21. Unit 3- Introductory to Field Methods and Techniques.mp4
  • 22. Unit 3- Observation
  • 22. Unit 3- Observation.mp4
  • 23. Unit 3- Interview
  • 23. Unit 3- Interview.mp4
  • 24. Unit 3- Schedule
  • 24. Unit 3- Schedule.mp4
  • 25. Unit 3- Questionnaire
  • 26. Unit 3- Audio-visual Techniques
  • 27. Unit 3- Biographical or Historical Methods(1)
  • 28. Unit 3- Biographical or Historical Methods(2)
  • Case study (pdf)
  • 29. Unit 3- Case Study(1)
  • 30. Unit 3- Case Study(2)
  • Case Study1.mp4
  • Case Study2.mp4
  • Unit 4: Types of Research
  • 31. Unit 4- Introduction to Research
  • What is Research.mp4
  • What is Research-3.mp4
  • 32. Unit 4- Types of Research
  • Types of Research.mp4
  • 33. Unit 4- Research Process
  • Research Process.mp4
  • 34. Unit 4- Research Problem
  • 35. Unit 4- Research Design
  • 36. Unit 4- Review of Literature
  • Review of literature.mp4
  • 37. Unit 4- Hypothesis
  • Hypothesis.mp4
  • 38. Unit 4- Field Diary
  • 39. Unit 4- Data Analysis
  • 40. Unit 4- Indexing
  • 41. Unit 4- Writing Ethnography and Field Report
  • Unit 5: Ethnographic Profiles of Selected Tribes
  • Nuer with reference to political organization.mp4
  • A Brief History Of The Nuer People.mp4
  • Nuer tribe- Documentary.mp4
  • 42. Unit 5- Nuer
  • Maori tribe.mp4
  • Maori people of New Zealand.mp4
  • 43. Unit 5- Maori
  • Garo of Meghalay - People and Rural Village Life.mp4
  • Ethnogrphic Profile of Garo.docx
  • Apatani Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh.3gp
  • Apatani
  • Todas Tribe.mp4
  • Ethnogrphic Profile of Todas2
  • MundaTribes of Jharkhand-.3gp
  • Ethnography profile of Mundas2
  • Unit 100: Advance Skills
  • ONLINE SESSIONS
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed