ISCA is a leading centre for anthropological teaching and research in the UK and the world. Originally established as the only centre in the UK specialising in postgraduate teaching and research within the discipline, it continues to supervise large numbers of graduate and research students.
Welcome to the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the anthropology of visual and material culture. Home to over forty academic staff, over a hundred doctoral students, twelve Master’s programmes, and two undergraduate degrees (Human Sciences; Archaeology and Anthropology), Oxford anthropology is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant centres for teaching and research in the discipline. It came top of the Power (research excellence + volume) rankings for anthropology in the UK in RAE 2008.
Clare Harris (ISCA and PRM) delivers a public lecture at the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology on 16 April
"Greetings from Darjeeling: Hill Stations, Tourism and Photography in Late 19th/Early 20th Century...More >
The Marett Memorial Lecture of 2014 will be delivered by Professor Birgit Meyer on Friday 2 May at 5.00pm at...More >
Learning from the Masters: the Great Box Project explores how university museums such as the Pitt Rivers...More >
Ramesh Pattni (Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford) More >
Emily Yates-Doerr (Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research) More >
Mr Andrew McLeod (Lecturer in Law, Lady Margaret Hall) More >