Department of Social Anthropology, Cambridge University is a leading centre of the subject in Britain. Their research ranges across the world (Britain, India, Vietnam, Russia, Mongolia, Melanesia, West and East Africa, Indonesia, North America, and Latin America) and focuses on diverse research topics. Themes of current research in the Department include: new forms of kinship and family reproduction; bioethics; the social implications of technology (broadband, nanotechnology, etc); shamanism and medicinal plants; new religious movements; the political and economic transformations of post-socialist societies; new legal forms and institutions; cultural creativity; and artefact-based theory.
Himalaya is a project based jointly at the Department of Social Anthropology at Cambridge University and the Anthropology Department at Cornell University. It aims to preserve in a digital medium archival anthropological materials from the Himalayan region that are quickly degenerating in their current forms, including films in various formats, still photographs, sound recordings, field notes and rare journals.
Homepage of Professor Alan
Macfarlane introduces his life and work, and his collaborators. As an anthropologist and historian he has worked on England, Nepal, Japan and China. He has focused on a comparative study of the origins and nature of the modern world. This website contains valuable and interesting visual materials which could be used in teaching and research, e.g. over forty archival interviews with leading anthropologists, historians,ethno-musicologists, international travelers and others.
American Anthropological Association (AAA), the primary professional
society of anthropologists in the United States since its founding
in 1902, is the world's largest professional organization of
individuals interested in anthropology.
China Daily-Sohu English is targeted at English readers both in and outside of China, China Daily-Sohu
English features domestic and world news, and economic news, as well as sports,
life and entertainment information in English. It is built to help people at home and abroad get a better understanding of China. The website also aims at establishing the
largest English forum in China.
Zenz's photo gallery contains many beautiful pictures Adrian
took throughout China.
Documentary Films Website is jointly established by the Documenters
Research Committee of the Chinese Broadcasting and Television
Academy, and Cultural Dissemination Centre of Documentaries of
100 Years. Through this website you will be able to update yourself
the development of the Chinese Documenters, e.g. awards, chief
filmmakers etc. Paid users of the website could view some Chinese