NOTICES & ANNOUNCEMENT
Randa Farah on the Sahrawi of the Western Sahara
For nearly 15 years, Anthropology professor Randa Farah has tracked the Sahrawi people of the Western Sahara to better understand their lives and struggle for independence. Read more...
Ian Colquhoun on the Complexities of the Endangered Species List
Ian Colquhoun explains the complicated process of compiling and managing the endangered species list. Read more...
Greg Beckett to Join Department of Anthropology
We are happy to welcome Dr. Greg Beckett to the Department of Anthropology this year. Dr. Beckett was formerly Assistant Professor at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Read more...
Lindsay Bell to Join Department of Anthropology
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Lindsay Bell to the Department of Anthropology this summer. Dr. Bell was formerly Assistant Professor at State University of New York, Oswego. Read more...
HELPFUL CAMPUS RESOURCES
- 2018 SPRING/SUMMER COURSES
- 2018-19 COURSE LIST
- FIELD SCHOOLS
- COURSE OUTLINES
- PROGRAM MODULES
- STUDENT STUDY AND MEETING SPACE
- PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
- PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
- GRADUATE FORMS
- KEY ACADEMIC DATES 2017-18
- KEY ACADEMIC DATES 2018-19
Why Choose Anthropology?
Safety in the Field & Abroad
Please refer to our Safety in the Field document for important information on personal safety, food safety, medical issues, communication plans, dealing with unexpected political turmoil and many other issues to consider when doing field research. All Western students participating in University sanctioned international activities are now required to enrol in Western's International Travel Registry. This information enables Western to monitor student safety, update students on travel advisories from the Canadian Government, and locate and provide assistance in case of an emergency overseas.For more information about conducting research abroad, please visit Western's International & Student Exchange Centre.